Miss International 2002

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Miss International 2002
DateSeptember 30, 2002[1]
PresentersMasumi Okada
VenueCentury Hyatt, Tokyo, Japan[1]
BroadcasterTV Tokyo
WithdrawalsArgentina, Chile, Croatia, Iceland, Latvia, Mongolia, Netherlands, Norway, Palau, San Marino, Ukraine
ReturnsChina, Ecuador, Lebanon, Moldova, Senegal
WinnerChristina Sawaya[1][2][3]
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Miss International 2002, the 42nd Miss International pageant, was held on 30 September 2002 in Tokyo, Japan[1] at the Century Hyatt. Małgorzata Rożniecka of Poland crowned her successor Christina Sawaya of Lebanon at the end of the event.[2][3]

This edition also saw the crowning of the first-ever woman of Middle Eastern descent to win Miss International, Christina Sawaya representing Lebanon.[4][5][6]



Placement Contestant
Miss International 2002
1st Runner-up
2nd Runner-up
Top 12




  •  Pakistan – Neelam Voorani (forced by her Islamic government to withdraw from the pageant 3 days before the finals)


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "International beauties". Philippine Daily Inquirer. October 1, 2002. Retrieved 5 March 2011.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Newly-elected Miss International 2002, 22-year-old Lebanese Christina Sawaya". Getty Images. October 10, 2002. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Vina, Nguyen (September 28, 2015). "All winners of the contest Miss International". Global Express News. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  4. ^ "Pageant Almanac". Archived from the original on July 11, 2006.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link) Retrieved on 11 Apr 2008.
  5. ^ خاص بالصورة: وثيقة طلاق الإعلامي طوني بارود وكريستينا صوايا
  6. ^ Christina Sawaya Biography

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