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Miss World 1994, the 44th edition of the Miss World, was held on 19 November 1994 and marked the third consecutive staging of Miss World in Sun City, South Africa.[2] The pageant attracted 87 contestants from around the world. At the end of the night, Aishwarya Rai of India, at the time a 21-year-old architecture student,[3] was crowned the new Miss World.[1] She was crowned by Miss World 1993, Lisa Hanna of Jamaica. In 2000, Aishwarya Rai declared as The Most Beautiful Miss World of All Time – Received the highest score of 9.911.[4] In December 2014, Aishwarya Rai felicitated with Lifetime Beauty With a Purpose Award by Miss World Organisation at the 64th edition of the international beauty pageant for her humanitarian works since winning the crown more than two decades ago.[5][6]

Miss World 1994
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Miss World 1994 titleholder - Aishwarya Rai.
Date19 November 1994
Presenters
VenueSun City Entertainment Center, Sun City, South Africa
Broadcaster
Entrants87
Placements10
Debuts
Withdrawals
Returns
WinnerAishwarya Rai
 India[1]
PersonalityPatinya Thongsri
 Thailand
Best National CostumeIrene Ferreira
 Venezuela
PhotogenicAishwarya Rai
 India
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Miss World 1994 titlecard

ResultsEdit

 
Countries and territories which sent delegates and results for Miss World 1994[1][2][7]

PlacementsEdit

Final results Contestant
Miss World 1994
1st Runner-up
2nd Runner-up
Top 5
Top 10

Continental Queens of BeautyEdit

Continental Group Contestant
Africa
Americas
Asia & Oceania
Caribbean
Europe

ContestantsEdit

Country/Territory Contestant Hometown
  American Virgin Islands Jessalyn Pearsall St. Thomas
  Argentina Miriam Elizabeth Nahon Buenos Aires
  Australia Skye-Jilly Edwards Hobart
  Austria Bianka Engel Graz
  Bahamas Deanna Tamara North Nassau
  Bangladesh Anika Taher Dhaka
  Belgium Ilse de Meulemeester Brussels
  Bolivia Mariel Gabriela Arce Taborga Cochabamba
  Botswana Hazel Kutlo Mmopi Gaborone
  Brazil Valquiria Melnik Blicharski Curitiba
  British Virgin Islands Khara Michelle Forbes Tortola
  Bulgaria Stella Ognianova Sofia
  Canada Shawna Roberts Calgary
  Cayman Islands Anita Lilly Bush Grand Cayman
  Chile Yulissa Macarena del Pino Pinochet Santiago
  China Wang Yin (Pan) Tao Shenzhen
  Colombia María Eugenia González Ponce de León Popayán
  Costa Rica Silvia Ester Muñoz Mata Puntarenas
  Croatia Branka Bebić Split
  Curaçao Marisa Corine Bos Willemstad
  Cyprus Johanna Uwrin Limassol
  Czech Republic Lenka Belickova Karlovy Vary
  Denmark Sara Maria Wolf Copenhagen
  Dominican Republic Claudia Franjul González † Santo Domingo
  Ecuador Diana Margarita Noboa Gordon Guayaquil
  Estonia Auli Andersalu Tallinn
  Finland Mia Marianne Forsell Askola
  France Radiah Latidine Cayenne
  Germany Marte Helberg Munich
  Ghana Matilda Aku Alomatu Accra
  Gibraltar Melissa Berllaque Gibraltar
  Greece Evi Adam Athens
  Guam Chalorna Freitas Agana
  Guatemala Sonia María Rosales Vargas Zacapa
  Holland Joshka Bon Amsterdam
  Hong Kong Annamarie Wood Lai-Ming Hong Kong Island
  Hungary Timea Farkas Záhony
  Iceland Birna Bragadóttir Álftanes
  India Aishwarya Rai[1] Mangalore
  Ireland Anna Maria McCarthy Dublin
  Israel Shirly Swarzberg Tel Aviv
  Italy Arianna Novacco Trieste
  Jamaica Johanna Simone Ulett Kingston
  Japan Shinobu Sushida Miyazaki
  Kenya Josephine Wanjiku Mbatia Nairobi
  Korea Chae Yeon-hee Seoul
  Latvia Daina Tobija Riga
  Lebanon Lara Badaoui Keserwan
  Macau Chen Ji-Min Macau
  Malaysia Rahima Orchient Yayah Tawau
  Mauritius Marie Priscilla Mardaymootoo Port Louis
  Mexico Claudia Hernández Rodríguez Santiago Ixcuintla
  New Zealand Shelley Jeannine Edwards Hastings
  Nigeria Susan Hart Benue
  Norway Anne Lena Hansen Oslo
  Panama Carmen Lucía Ogando Ginono Colón
  Paraguay Jannyne Elena Peyrat Scolari Asunción
  Peru Marcia Pérez Marcés Lima
  Philippines Caroline Subijano Manila
  Poland Jadwiga Flank Bielsko-Biała
  Portugal Leonor Filipa Correia Leal Rodrigues Lisbon
  Puerto Rico Joyce Marie Giraud Mojica Aguas Buenas
  Romania Leona Dalia Voicu Bucharest
  Russia Anna Malova Yaroslav
  Saint Lucia Yasmine Lyndell Walcott Castries
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Cornise Yearwood Georgetown
  Seychelles Marquise David Victoria
  Singapore Pickard Angela Lee Kim Mei Singapore
  Slovakia Karin Majtánová Bratislava
  Slovenia Janja Zupan Ljubljana
  South Africa Basetsana Makgalemele Johannesburg
  Spain Virginia Pareja Garófano Barcelona
  Sri Lanka Nushara Rusri Pramali Fernando Colombo
  Swaziland Stephanie Wesselo Mbabane
  Sweden Sofia Andersson Stockholm
   Switzerland Sarah Briguet Lausanne
  Tahiti Vaea Christine Sandra Olanda Papeete
  Chinese Taipei Joanne Wu Chung-Chun Taipei
  Tanzania Aina William Maeda Dodoma
  Thailand Patinya Thongsri Bangkok
  Trinidad & Tobago Anabel Thomas Port of Spain
  Turkey Pinar Altug Istanbul
  Ukraine Nataliya Vasyliyivna Kozytska Kiev
  United Kingdom Melanie Abdoun London
  United States Kristie Harmon Atlanta
  Venezuela Irene Ferreira Caracas
  Zimbabwe Angeline Musasiwa Harare

JudgesEdit

ReplacementEdit

  •   Russia – Yulia Alekseeva ( 1º Runner Up - Miss Europe 1993) - Because the Miss World Organization did not accept her as contestant.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Miss Universe vs Miss World: Facts and comparisons". MSN. 15 January 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b "The Victoria Advocate". Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  3. ^ Miss World, Toledo Blade, 20 November 1994.
  4. ^ "Why Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Is The Biggest Female Star Of India? – Koimoi Reader's View". Koimoi.com. Retrieved 27 February 2014.
  5. ^ "Miss World 2014: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan felicitated for being most successful Miss World". 15 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Miss World 2014 : Lifetime Beauty with a Purpose Award - Aishwarya Rai Bachchan". YouTube.
  7. ^ "The Telegraph". Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h "Lawrence Journal-World". Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  9. ^ Vsenashimiss - Istoriya konkursa Miss Rossiya

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