Miss World 1986, the 36th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 13 November 1986 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, United Kingdom.[1] The winner was Giselle Laronde (Queen of Americas) from Trinidad and Tobago.[1][2][3] She was crowned by Miss World 1985, Hólmfríður Karlsdóttir of Iceland. Runner-up was Pia Rosenberg Larsen (Queen of Europe) representing Denmark and third was Chantal Schreiber from Austria.

Miss World 1986
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Miss World 1986 Titlecard
Date13 November 1986
Presenters
VenueRoyal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom
BroadcasterThames Television
Entrants77
Placements15
Debuts
Withdrawals
Returns
WinnerGiselle Laronde
 Trinidad and Tobago
← 1985
1987 →

ResultsEdit

 
Countries and territories which sent delegates and results[1][2][3][4]

PlacementsEdit

Final results Contestant
Miss World 1986
1st Runner-up
  •   Denmark – Pia Rosenberg Larsen
2nd Runner-up
3rd Runner-up
4th Runner-up
5th Runner-up
6th Runner-up
  •   Ecuador – Alicia Gisela Cucalon Macias
Top 15

Continental Queens of BeautyEdit

Continental Group Contestant
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
  •   Denmark – Pia Rosenberg Larsen
Oceania

ContestantsEdit

Country Contestant Age Hometown
  American Virgin Islands Carmen Rosa Acosta 21 St. Croix
  Antigua Karen Rhona Eartha Knowles 19 St. John's
  Australia Stephanie Eleanor Andrews 24 West Leederville
  Austria Chantal Schreiber 21 Vienna
  Bahamas Bridgette Strachan 17 Nassau
  Barbados Roslyn Irene Williams 24 Saint Michael
  Belgium Goedele Maria Liekens 23 Brussels
  Bermuda Samantha Jayne Morton 20 Pembroke West
  Bolivia Claudia Arévalo Ayala 17 Cochabamba
  Brazil Roberta Pereira da Silva 18 Itajai
  British Virgin Islands Anthonia Brenda Lewis † 21 Tortola
  Canada Wynne Anita Kroontje 22 Sarnia
  Cayman Islands Deborah Elizabeth Cridland 21 George Town
  Chile Margot Elena Fuenzalida Montt 22 Santiago
  Colombia Karen Sue Wightman Corridor 21 Barranquilla
  Costa Rica Ana Lorena González García 21 San Jose
  Cyprus Maro Andreou 17 Limassol
  Denmark Pia Rosenberg Larsen 19 Frederiksberg
  Dominican Republic Susan González 19 Santiago
  Ecuador Alicia Gisela Cucalon Macias 20 Guayaquil
  El Salvador Nadine Monique Jeanpierre Gutiérrez 18 San Salvador
  Finland Satu Riita Alaharja 19 Seinäjoki
  France Catherine Carew 21 Guadeloupe
  Gambia Rose Marie Eunson 17 Banjul
  Germany Dagmar Schulz 21 Duisburg
  Gibraltar Dominique Martinez 20 Gibraltar
  Greece Anna Kechagia 19 Athens
  Guam Valerie Jean Flores 18 Agana
  Guatemala Sonia Schoenstedt 20 Guatemala City
  Holland Janny Tervelde 17 Domburg
  Honduras Nilcer María Viscovich Babún 20 San Pedro Sula
  Hong Kong May Ng Yuen-fong 19 Kowloon Bay
  Iceland Gígja Birgisdóttir 18 Akureyri
  India Maureen Mary Lestourgeon 24 Bombay
  Ireland Rosemary Elizabeth Thompson 20 Lisburn
  Isle of Man Sarah Therese Craig 21 Ballaugh
  Israel Osnat Moas 17 Motzkin
  Italy Enrica Patane 19 Rome
  Jamaica Lisa Michelle Mahfood 22 Kingston
  Japan Mutsumi Sugimura 19 Tokyo
  Kenya Patricia Maingi 20 Nairobi
  Korea An Jeung-mi 19 Seoul
  Lebanon Mireille Abi Fares 19 Beirut
  Luxembourg Martine Christine Georgette Pilot 20 Erpeldange
  Macau Patricia Cheong 18 Macau
  Malaysia Joan Martha Cardoza 22 Kuala Lumpur
  Malta Andrea Josephine Licari 21 Floriana
  Mauritius Michelle Sylvie Geraldine Pastor 17 Quatre Bornes
  Mexico María de la Luz Velasco Feliz 20 Mexicali
  New Zealand Lynda Marie McManus 20 Christchurch
  Norway Inger Louise Berg 18 Bodø
  Panama María Lorena Orillac Giraldo 20 Panama City
  Paraguay Verónica América Angulo Ahcinelli 20 Asunción
  Peru Patricia Anne-Marie Kuypers Espejo 22 Lima
  Philippines Sherry-Rose Austria Byrne 18 Manila
  Poland Renata Fatla 19 Bielsko-Biała
  Portugal Elsa Maria Rodrigues 19 Lisbon
  Saint Kitts and Nevis Jacqueline Petronella Heyliger 20 Basseterre
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Mandy Haydock 21 Kingstown
  Sierra Leone Alice Matta Fefegula 22 Bo
  Singapore Michelle Loh Yeh Huey 20 Bedok
  Spain Remedios Cervantes Montoya 22 Málaga
  Sri Lanka Indira Gunaratne 20 Colombo
  Swaziland Ilana Faye Lapidos 18 Manzini
  Sweden Elizabeth Marita Ulvan 21 Motala
  Switzerland Renate Walther 22 Megève
  Thailand Sangravee as-Savarak 23 Bangkok
  Tonga Kerry Cowley 20 Nuku'alofa
  Trinidad and Tobago Giselle Jeanne-Marie Laronde[1][2] 23 Marabella
  Turkey Meltem Doganay 18 Ankara
  Turks and Caicos Carmelita Louise Ariza 17 Grand Turk
  United Kingdom Alison Louise Slack 20 Sheffield
  United States Halle Berry[4][5] 20 Oakwood
  Uruguay Alexandra María Goldenthal 17 Montevideo
  Venezuela María Begoña Juaristi Mateo 18 Maracaibo
  Western Samoa Kasileta Joan Gabriel 19 Apia
  Yugoslavia Maja Kučić 17 Split

JudgesEdit

The judges for Miss World 1986 awarded the Continental Queens of Beauty winners a few minutes before the final winners were announced.[6] Some of the judges included:

NotesEdit

DebutsEdit

  •   Antigua
  •   British Virgin Islands
  •   Macau
  •   Sierra Leone

ReturnsEdit

  • Last competed in 1980:
    •   Mauritius
  • Last competed in 1983:
    •   Tonga
    •   Turkey
  • Last competed in 1984:
    •   Honduras

WithdrawalsEdit

  Aruba and   Puerto Rico lost its Miss World franchise due to financial assistance issues.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Irish TV presenter Peter Marshall interviews Miss World winner". Getty Images. 13 November 1986. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Miss World 1986 winner Giselle Laronde from Trinidad & Tobago". Daily Express. 25 November 2014. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Miss World 1986, Giselle Jeanne-Marie Laronde, a 23-year-old secretary..." United Press International. 14 November 1986. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Miss World Competition Through the Years". E!. 12 December 2014. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  5. ^ Mendoza, Nadia (15 August 2012). "Flashback! All-American girl Halle Berry is unrecognisable as 1986 Miss World hopeful". The Daily Mail. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Miss World 1986, Giselle Jeanne-Marie Laronde, a 23-year-old secretary..." United Press International. 14 November 1986. Retrieved 23 January 2016.

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