Miss Universe 1989

Miss Universe 1989, the 38th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 23 May 1989 at the Fiesta Americana Condesa Hotel in Cancún, Mexico. Angela Visser of the Netherlands was crowned by Porntip Nakhirunkanok of Thailand. Seventy-six contestants competed in this year.

Miss Universe 1989
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Miss Universe 1989 Angela Visser
Date23 May 1989
Presenters
VenueFiesta Americana Condesa Hotel, Cancún, Mexico
Broadcaster
Entrants76
Placements10
DebutsSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
WithdrawalsLebanon
Returns
WinnerAngela Visser
 Netherlands
CongenialitySharon Simons
 Turks and Caicos
Best National CostumeFlávia Cavalcanti
 Brazil
PhotogenicKaren Wenden
 Australia
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Miss Universe 1989 Titlecard

Results

 
Countries and territories which sent delegates and results for Miss Universe 1989

Placements

Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 1989
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
  •   Poland – Joanna Gapińska
4th runner-up
Top 10

Final Competition

Nation Interview Swimsuit Evening Gown Semifinal Average
  Netherlands 9.583 (1) 9.725 (1) 9.824 (1) 9.710 (1)
  Sweden 9.261 (2) 9.233 (2) 9.376 (2) 9.290 (2)
  United States 8.511 (5) 8.894 (4) 8.927 (8) 8.777 (5)
  Poland 8.472 (6) 9.105 (3) 9.027 (4) 8.868 (3)
  Mexico 8.650 (3) 8.883 (5) 9.026 (5) 8.853 (4)
  Germany 8.461 (7) 8.737 (7) 9.010 (6) 8.736 (6)
  Venezuela 8.204 (8) 8.727 (8) 9.096 (3) 8.675 (7)
  Finland 8.533 (4) 8.661 (9) 8.755 (9) 8.649 (8)
  Jamaica 8.111 (9) 8.788 (6) 8.933 (7) 8.610 (9)
  Chile 8.033 (10) 8.505 (10) 8.755 (9) 8.431 (10)

Contestants

Order of Introduction

This year marked the first year that introduced the contestants in regional groups in the Parade of Nations segment. The following table is the order of introduction in the Parade of Nations segment in the regional groups, randomly-ordered.

Geographical Region / Continent Order of Country / Territory Introduction
Central and North America
Asia and The Land Down Under
British Isles and Europe
South America
The Islands
Mediterranean, Middle East, and Africa

Notes

Debut

Returns

Last competed in 1979:

Last competed in 1982:

Last competed in 1985:

Last competed in 1986:

Last competed in 1987:

Replacement

  •   France – Stephanie Zlotkowski was underage before February 1, so her first runner-up competed instead.
  •   Hong Kong - Michelle Reis withdrew due to her health issues at the time.

Awards

References

General

  • "Miss Universe 1989". pageantopolis.com. Archived from the original on February 7, 2012.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)

Specific references and notes

  1. ^ Wight, John (24 May 1989). "Miss Holland Crowned As Miss Universe". apnews.com. Retrieved 23 May 2021.
  2. ^ Geographically,about 95% of territory of Iceland is on Europe.
  3. ^ Although Belize is a Caribbean country, it is, geographically, not an island.

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