Miss World 1995

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Miss World 1995
Miss World 1995 Titlecard
Date18 November 1995
Presenters
EntertainmentCaught in the Act
VenueSun City Entertainment Center, Sun City, South Africa
Broadcaster
Entrants84
Placements10
Withdrawals
Returns
WinnerJacqueline Aguilera
 Venezuela
PersonalityToyin Raji
 Nigeria
Best National CostumeAnica Martinović
 Croatia
PhotogenicJacqueline Aguilera
 Venezuela
← 1994
1996 →

Miss World 1995, the 45th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 18 November 1995 for the fourth straight year at the Sun City Entertainment Centre in Sun City, South Africa. The 1995 pageant attracted 84 delegates. The pageant was hosted by Richard Steinmetz, Jeff Trachta, and Bobbie Eakes and also involved supermodels Linda Evangelista and Beverly Peele and Bruce Forsyth who acted as presenters. Aside from Sun City; Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and the Comoros hosted some segments of the show. The winner was Jacqueline Aguilera of Venezuela. She was crowned by Miss World 1994, Aishwarya Rai of India.[1]

Results

Countries and territories which sent delegates and results for Miss World 1995[2]

Placements

Placement Contestant
Miss World 1995
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
Top 5
Top 10

Continental Queens of Beauty

Continental Group Contestant
Africa
Americas
Asia & Oceania
Caribbean
Europe

Pageant

Judges

Contestants

84 contestants competed for the title.

Country/Territory Contestant Age Hometown
 Argentina María Lorena Jensen 20 Buenos Aires
 Aruba Tessa Pieterz Oranjestad
 Australia Melissa Porter[2] 21 Perth
 Austria Elizabeth Unfried Vienna
 Bahamas Loleta Marie Smith Nassau
 Bangladesh Yasmin Bilkis Sathi Dhaka
 Barbados Rashi Holder Bridgetown
 Belgium Véronique De Kock 19 Schoten
 Bermuda Renita Minors[4] 22 Hamilton
 Bolivia Carla Morón[5] 20 Santa Cruz de la Sierra
 Botswana Monica Somolekae Gaborone
 Brazil Elessandra Dartora Paraná
 British Virgin Islands Chandi Trott Road Town
 Bulgaria Evgenia Kalkandjieva 20 Sofia
 Canada Alissa Lehinki Alberta
 Cayman Islands Tasha Ebanks 22 George Town
 Chile Tonka Tomicic 19 Antofagasta
 Colombia Diana María Figueroa[6] 18 Tolima
 Costa Rica Shasling Navarro San José
 Croatia Anica Martinović 19 Zagreb
 Curaçao Danique Regales 22 Willemstad
 Cyprus Isabella Giorgallou Nicosia
 Czech Republic Kateřina Kasalová 19 Pardubice
 Denmark Tine Bay[7] 22 Copenhagen
 Dominican Republic Patricia Bayonet 20 Santiago de los Caballeros
 Ecuador Ana Fabiola Trujillo Guayas
 Estonia Mari-Lin Poom 17 Tallinn
 Finland Terhi Koivisto 17 Helsinki
 France Helene Lantoine 22 Étaples
 Germany Isabell Brauer Baden-Württemberg
 Ghana Manuela Medie Accra
 Gibraltar Monique Chiara 18 Gibraltar
 Greece Maria Boziki Athens
 Guam Joylyn Muñoz 18 Barrigada
 Guatemala Sara Elizabeth Sandoval Guatemala City
 Holland Didi Schackmann 17 Wijchen
 Hong Kong Shirley Chau[8] 24 Hong Kong
 Hungary Ildiko Veinbergen 21 Székesfehérvár
 India Preeti Mankotia Punjab
 Ireland Joanne Black 21 Cavan
 Israel Miri Bohadana[9] 18 Sderot
 Italy Rosanna Santoli[10] 22 Pomezia
 Jamaica Imani Duncan 19 Kingston
 Japan Mari Kubo Tokyo
 Latvia Ieva Melina Riga
 Lebanon Julia Syriani 18 Beirut
 Lithuania Gabriele Bartkute[11] 20 Vilnius
 Macau Geraldina Pedruco[12] 24 Macau
 Malaysia Trincy Low 19 Kuala Lumpur
 Mexico Alejandra Quintero 19 Nuevo León
 New Zealand Sarah Brady[2] 19 Auckland
 Norway Inger Lise Ebeltoft[13] 18 Tromsø
 Panama Marisela Moreno 23 Panama City
 Paraguay Patricia Serafini
 Peru Paola Dellepiane 18 Lima
 Philippines Reham Snow Tago[14] 18 Manila
 Poland Ewa Tylecka 21 Dzierżoniów
 Portugal Suzana Robalo Lisbon
 Puerto Rico Swanni Quiñones 21 Guaynabo
 Romania Dana Delia Pintilie Bucharest
 Russia Elena Bazina 17 Moscow
 Seychelles Shirley Low-Meng Victoria
 Singapore Jacqueline Chew[15] Singapore
 Slovakia Zuzana Spatinova Bratislava
 Slovenia Teja Boškin 21 Ljubljana
 South Africa Bernelee Daniell 22 Pretoria
 South Korea Choi Yoon-young[2] 21 Seoul
 Spain Candelaria Rodríguez 21 Tenerife
 Swaziland Mandy Saulus Mbabane
 Sweden Jeanette Hassel Stockholm
  Switzerland Stephanie Berger 17 Männedorf
 Tahiti Timeri Baudry Papeete
 Taiwan Hsu Chun-Chun[2] Taipei
 Tanzania Emily Adolf Fred
 Thailand Yasumin Leautamornwattana
 Trinidad and Tobago Michelle Khan 23 Port of Spain
 Turkey Demet Şener 18 Istanbul
 Ukraine Nataliya Shvachiy Kyiv
 United Kingdom Shauna Gunn 22 Newtonbuttler
 United States Jill Ankuda 19 El Paso
 United States Virgin Islands Roshini Nibbs Charlotte Amalie
 Venezuela Jacqueline Aguilera 19 Valencia
 Zambia Miryana Bujisic 17 Lusaka
 Zimbabwe Dionne Best Harare

Notes

Returns

  • Last competed in 1990:
    •  Barbados
  • Last competed in 1992:
    •  Zambia
  • Last competed in 1993:
    •  Bermuda
    •  Lithuania

Withdrawals

Withdrawals during the contest:

  •  NigeriaToyin Enitan Raji - She was forced to withdraw from the contest due political reasons; a few hours after being given the Miss Personality on 16 November, she received telephone threats over the execution by Nigeria's military regime of nine political activists a week prior.[16][17]

Others:

  •  China
  •  Iceland lost its franchise for Miss World until 1999.
  •  Kenya
  •  Mauritius
  •  Saint Lucia
  •  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  •  Sri Lanka lost its franchise for Miss World until 1999.

Replacement

References

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  6. ^ "Mi reino por la sonrisa de un niño!" [My reign for the smile of a child!]. El Tiempo (in Spanish). 12 July 1995. Retrieved 23 May 2023.
  7. ^ "Tidligere Miss Danmark i gaseksplosion: - Huden gled bare af" [Former Miss Denmark in a gas explosion: - The skin just slipped off]. TV2 Østjylland (in Danish). 17 January 2021. Retrieved 23 May 2023.
  8. ^ "Miss HK gala hit by June 4 demonstration". South China Morning Post. 5 June 1995. Retrieved 27 January 2024.
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  10. ^ Epoca (in Italian). Vol. 46. 1995.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: date and year (link)
  11. ^ "Į Lietuvą grįžusi Gabrielė Bartkutė – apie dalyvavimą konkurse „Mis Lietuva", santuoką su musulmonu ir atrastą tikėjimą" [Gabrielė Bartkutė returned to Lithuania - about participation in the "Miss Lithuania" contest, marriage to a Muslim and discovered faith]. Lrt.lt (in Lithuanian). 26 December 2022. Retrieved 27 January 2024.
  12. ^ Chu, Henry (17 December 1999). "In Macao, a Culture on the Cusp". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 27 January 2024.
  13. ^ "Inger Lise Ebeltoft". Nordlys (in Norwegian). 8 June 2013. Retrieved 27 January 2024.
  14. ^ Rosales, Francisco M. (14 March 1995). "Towering Pampango lass wins Bb. Pilipinas-Universe crown". Manila Standard. Manila: Philippine Manila Standard Publishing, Inc. p. 6. Retrieved 17 May 2023.
  15. ^ "Beauty and the peace:". The Straits Times. 9 September 1995. p. 3. Retrieved 17 May 2023 – via National Library Board.
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  18. ^ "Девушки на миллион". 15 May 2012.

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