Miss World Sri Lanka

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Miss World Sri Lanka
TypeBeauty pageant
Miss World
Official language

Miss World Sri Lanka is a beauty contest held in Sri Lanka to select the country's representative to the Miss World. This is a list of women who have represented the Sri Lanka at the Miss World pageant.


Sri Lanka debut in 1953 at Miss World pageant. Previously the country named as Ceylon for competing at the pageant in 1957 to 1972. Nowadays, the official name for the country named as Sri Lanka. Miss Sri Lanka pageant became national franchise for Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Asia Pacific International pageants.

Since 1953 the official winner competed at Miss World, sometimes a handpicked delegate is sent. Sri Lanka has one International winner from Miss Asia Pacific International, Bernadine Rosemarie Fernando Ramanyake in 1985, she was crowned the official winner in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

In 1996 Miss Sri Lanka did not exist but Sri Lanka representatives crowned by another organization.

In 2003 the new pageant built as Miss World Sri Lanka pageant and the winner would be representing Sri Lanka at Miss World pageant. The pageant was hosting by TV Derana.


Color key
  •   Declared as Winner
  •   Ended as runner-up
  •   Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

Since 2003 the winner of Miss World Sri Lanka represents her country at Miss World. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent.

Year Miss World Sri Lanka Placement Special Awards
2021 Sadé Greenwood[1] Top 40
2020 Due to the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, no pageant in 2020
2019 Dewmini Thathsarani Unplaced
2018 Nadia Gyi[2] Unplaced
2017 Dusheni Silva[3] Unplaced
2016 Amritaa De Silva Unplaced
2015 Thilini Amarasooriya Unplaced
2014 Chulakshi Ranathunga Unplaced
2013 Iresha Asanki de Silva Unplaced
2012 Sumudu Prasadini Unplaced
2011 Pushpika Sandamali Unplaced
2010 Fallon Ranasinghe Unplaced
2009 Gamya Wijayadasa Unplaced
2008 Rochelle Correa Unplaced
2007 Maria Colombage Unplaced
2006 Dannielle Kerkoven Unplaced
2005 Nadeeka Perera Unplaced
2004 Anarkalli Jay Aakarsha Unplaced
2003 Sachini Stanley Unplaced
2002 Nilusha Gamage Did not compete Sri Lanka Boycotted
2000 Ganga Gunasekera Unplaced
1999 Dilumini de Alwis Jayasinghe Unplaced
1994 Nushara Rusri Pramali Fernando Unplaced Competed in Miss Universe 1994
1993 Chamila Wickremesinghe Unplaced
1992 Ishara Abelashini Makolange Unplaced
1991 Jackie Emelda Bennett Unplaced
1990 Angela Mary Jane Gunasekera Unplaced
1989 Serena Danvers Unplaced
1988 Michelle Koelmeyer Unplaced
1987 Priyanjali Marina Frances de Alwis Unplaced
1986 Indira Gunaratne Unplaced
1985 Natalie Gunewardene Unplaced
1984 Bhagya Udeshinka Gunasinghe Unplaced
1983 Fiona Wickremesinghe Did not compete Due to personal reasons
1982 Tania Colleen Anne Pereira Unplaced
1981 Sonya Elizabeth Tucker Unplaced
1980 Bernadine Ramanyake Unplaced Miss Asia Pacific 1981, Mrs. World 1985
1979 Shamila Weerasooriya Unplaced
1978 Manohari Vanigasooriya Top 15
1977 Sharmini Senaratna Unplaced
1976 Tamara Ingrid Subramanian Did not compete Protest against South Africa's race policies[4]
1975 Angela Seneviratne Unplaced
1974 Vinodini Roshanara Jayskera Unplaced
1973 Shiranthi Wickremesinghe Unplaced Competed in Miss Universe 1973
1971 Gail Abayasinghe Unplaced
1970 Yolanda Shahzadi Ahlip[5] Top 15
1968 Nilanthie Wijesinghe Unplaced
1967 Therese Fernando Unplaced
1966 Priscilla Martensyn Unplaced
1965 Shirlene Minerva de Silva Unplaced Competed in Miss Universe 1965
1964 Marina Dellerene Swan Unplaced
1963 Jennifer Anne Fonseka Top 15
1961 Sushila Perera Unplaced
1955 Viola Sita Gunarate Unplaced
1954 Jeannette de Jonk Unplaced
1953 Manel Illangakoon[6] 3rd runner-up

See also


  1. ^ "Miss World Sri Lanka 2021". Miss World. 24 October 2023.
  2. ^ "Miss World Sri Lanka 2018 award goes to Nadia Gyi". awardgoesto. 25 September 2018. Archived from the original on 25 September 2018. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Dusheni Silva crowned Miss World Sri Lanka 2017 | Beauty Pageants - Times of India Videos". The Times of India. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  4. ^ https://news.google.co.nz/newspapers?id=SqkfAAAAIBAJ&sjid=NtYEAAAAIBAJ&dq=miss%20world%201976&pg=5153%2C2766961
  5. ^ "Sri Lanka | Miss Sri Lanka". www.iilanka.com. Archived from the original on 2011-01-19.
  6. ^ "Sri Lanka | Miss Sri Lanka". www.iilanka.com. Archived from the original on 2011-01-19.

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