Miss World 2000

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Miss World 2000
MissWorld2000.png
Miss World 2000 Titlecard
Date 30 November 2000
Presenters Jerry Springer, Rebecca de Alba
Entertainment Bryan Ferry, Bond, S Club 7
Venue Millennium Dome, London, United Kingdom
Broadcaster E!, Channel 5
Entrants 95
Placements 10
Debuts Belarus, England, Moldova, Northern Ireland
Withdrawals Guyana, Latvia, St. Maarten, Seychelles, Swaziland, Thailand, Zambia
Returns Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Taiwan, Curaçao, Denmark, Namibia
Winner Priyanka Chopra[1][2]
 India
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2001 →

Miss World 2000, the 50th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 30 November 2000 at the Millennium Dome in London, United Kingdom.[3] The pageant's swimsuit segment was filmed in the Maldives.

The pageant was the first since the death of pageant owner Eric Morley, whose widow Julia Morley assumed responsibility for the event. The pageant had 95 contestants, the highest number of Miss World participants ever. This was surpassed in 2003.

Miss World 2000 titleholder - Priyanka Chopra

The pageant was won by Priyanka Chopra of India,[1][2] at the age of 18. She is the fifth Indian Miss World and the second consecutive winner from her country. Internationally, Chopra reigned alongside Miss Universe 2000 titleholder Lara Dutta and Miss Asia Pacific 2000 titleholder Dia Mirza, both also of India.

Results[edit]

Countries and territories which sent delegates, and results for Miss World 2000[1][3][4]

Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss World 2000
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
  •  Turkey – Yüksel Ak[3]
Top 5
  •  Kazakhstan – Margarita Kravtsova
  •  Uruguay – Katja Thomsen Grien
Semi-finalists
  •  ChileIsabel Bawlitza
  •  Colombia – Andrea Durán
  •  Kenya – Yolande Masinde
  •  Ukraine – Olena Scherban
  •  United States – Angelique Breaux

Continental Queens of Beauty[edit]

Continental Group Contestant
Africa
  •  Kenya – Yolanda Masinde
Americas
  •  Uruguay – Katja Thomsen
Asia
Caribbean Isles
  •  Curacao – Jozaine Marianella Wall
Europe

Contestants[edit]

A total of 95 contestants participated in Miss World 2000.[4]

  •  American Virgin Islands – Luciah Hedrington
  •  Angola – Deolinda Vilela
  •  Argentina – Daniela Stucan
  •  Aruba – Monique van der Horn
  •  Australia – Renee Henderson
  •  Austria – Patricia Kaiser
  •  Bahamas – Latia Bowe
  •  Bangladesh – Sonia Gazi
  •  Barbados – Leilani McConney
  •  Belarus – Sviatlana Kruk
  •  Belgium – Joke van de Velde
  •  Bolivia – Jimena Rico Toro
  •  Bosnia & Herzegovina – Jasmina Mahmutović
  •  Botswana – Puna Keleabetswe Serati
  •  Brazil – Francine Eickemberg
  •  British Virgin Islands – Nadia Harrigan Ubinas
  •  Bulgaria – Ivanka Peytcheva
  •  Canada – Christine Cho
  •  Cayman Islands – Jacqueline Bush
  •  ChileIsabel Bawlitza
  •  Chinese Taipei – Shu-Ting Hao
  •  Colombia – Andrea Durán
  •  Costa Rica – Cristina de Mezerville
  •  Croatia – Andreja Čupor
  •  Curaçao – Jozaine Wall
  •  Cyprus – Iphigenia Papaioannou
  •  Czech Republic – Michaela Salačová
  •  Denmark – Anne Katrin Vrang
  •  Dominican RepublicGilda Jovine
  •  Ecuador – Ana Dolores Murillo
  •  England – Michelle Walker
  •  Estonia – Irina Ovtchinnikova
  •  Finland – Salima Peippo
  •  France – Karine Meier
  •  Germany – Natascha Berg
  •  Ghana – Maame Ewarfaah Hawkson
  •  Gibraltar – Tessa Sacramento
  •  Greece – Athanasia Tzoulaki
  •  Guatemala – Cindy Ramírez
  •  Holland – Raja Moussaoui
  •  Honduras – Verónica Rivera
  •  Hong Kong – Margaret Kan
  •  Hungary – Judit Kuchta
  •  Iceland – Elva Dögg Melsted
  •  IndiaPriyanka Chopra[1][2]
  •  Ireland – Yvonne Ellard
  •  Israel – Dana Dantes
  •  ItalyGiorgia Palmas
  •  Jamaica – Ayisha Richards
  •  Japan – Mariko Sugai
  •  Kazakhstan – Margarita Kravtsova
  •  Kenya – Yolanda Masinde
  •  Korea – Jung-sun Shin
  •  Lebanon – Sandra Rizk
  •  Lithuania – Martyna Bimbaite
  •  Madagascar – Julianna Todimarina
  •  Malaysia – Tan Sun Wei
  •  Malta – Katia Grima
  •  MexicoPaulina Flores Arias
  •  Moldova – Mariana Moraru †
  •  Namibia – Mia de Klerk
  •    Nepal – Usha Khadgi
  •  New Zealand – Katherine Allsopp-Smith
  •  NigeriaMatilda Kerry
  •  Northern Ireland – Julie Lee-Ann Martin
  •  Norway – Stine Pedersen
  •  Panama – Ana Raquel Ochy
  •  Paraguay – Patricia Villanueva
  •  Peru – Tatiana Angulo
  •  Philippines – Katherine Annwen de Guzman
  •  Poland – Justyna Bergmann
  •  Portugal – Gilda Dias Pe-Curto
  •  Puerto Rico – Sarybel Velilla
  •  Romania – Aleksandra Cosmoiu
  •  Russia – Anna Bodareva
  •  Scotland – Michelle Watson
  •  Singapore – Charlyn Ding Zung Ee
  •  Slovakia – Janka Horecna
  •  Slovenia – Maša Merc
  •  South Africa – Heather Joy Hamilton
  •  Spain – Verónica García
  •  Sri Lanka – Ganga Gunasekera
  •  Sweden – Ida Sofia Manneh
  •   SwitzerlandMahara McKay
  •  Tahiti – Vanini Bea
  •  Tanzania – Jacqueline Ntuyabelikwe
  •  Trinidad & Tobago – Rhonda Rosemin
  •  Turkey – Yuksel Ak
  •  Ukraine – Olena Shcherban
  •  United States – Angelique Breaux
  •  Uruguay – Katja Thomsen
  •  VenezuelaVanessa Cárdenas
  •  Wales – Sophie-Kate Cahill
  •  Yugoslavia – Iva Milivojević
  •  Zimbabwe – Victoria Moyo

Judges[edit]

Notes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

  •  Belarus
  •  England
  •  Moldova
  •  Northern Ireland

Returns[edit]

  • Last competed in 1955:
    •  Barbados
    •  Denmark
  • Last competed in 1997:
    •  Namibia
  • Last competed in 1998:
    •  British Virgin Islands
    •  Chinese Taipei
    •  Curaçao

Replacements[edit]

  •  Russia – Ekaterina Izmail - Dethroned of her Beauty of Russia 2000 crown due marriage[5]
  •  Mexico Jacqueline Bracamontes - She won Nuestra Belleza Mundo México 2000 and supposed to representing Mexico at Miss World that year, however she decided to enter in Nuestra Belleza Mexico 2000 and won the contest, but as she won 2 contests Lupita Jones president of Nuestra Belleza México, decides appoint Paulina Flores Arias - (Suplente of Nuestra Belleza México 2000 pageant) to compete at Miss World 2000.[6]
  •  Moldova - Miss Moldova 2000, Irina Babusenko didn't went to Miss World 2000 due underage. She was replaced by her 1º vice-miss Mariana Moraru.[7]

Withdrawals[edit]

  •  Guyana
  •  Latvia – Dina Kalandarova withdrew at the last minute for personal reasons. She competed in Miss World 2001.
  •  Seychelles
  •  St. Maarten – No national pageants were held
  •  Swaziland
  •  Thailand – No national pageants were held
  •  Zambia

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Miss Universe vs Miss World: Facts and comparisons". MSN. January 15, 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Daily News". Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "New Straits Times". Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "Toledo Blade". Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  5. ^ Vsenashimiss (In Russian)
  6. ^ http://www.angelfire.com/nb/missmexico/inter/jacky.htm
  7. ^ http://logos.press.md/node/3974

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