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Miss World 2000, the 50th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 30 November 2000 at the Millennium Dome in London, United Kingdom.[3] The pageant's swimsuit segment was filmed in the Maldives.

Miss World 2000
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Miss World 2000 Titlecard
Date 30 November 2000
Presenters Jerry Springer, Rebecca de Alba
Entertainment Bryan Ferry, Bond, S Club 7
Venue Millennium Dome, London, United Kingdom
Broadcaster E!, Channel 5
Entrants 95
Placements 10
Debuts Belarus, England, Moldova, Northern Ireland
Withdrawals Guyana, Latvia, St. Maarten, Seychelles, Swaziland, Thailand, Zambia
Returns Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Taiwan, Curaçao, Denmark, Namibia
Winner Priyanka Chopra[1][2]
 India
← 1999
2001 →

The pageant was the first since the death of pageant owner Eric Morley, whose widow Julia Morley assumed responsibility for the event. The pageant had 95 contestants, the highest number of Miss World participants ever. This was surpassed in 2003.

Miss World 2000 titleholder - Priyanka Chopra

The pageant was won by Priyanka Chopra of India,[1][2] at the age of 18. She was crowned by her predecessor Yukta Mookhey also from India. She is the fifth Indian Miss World and the second consecutive winner from her country. Internationally, Chopra reigned alongside Miss Universe 2000 titleholder Lara Dutta and Miss Asia Pacific 2000 titleholder Dia Mirza, both also of India.

Contents

ResultsEdit

 
Countries and territories which sent delegates, and results for Miss World 2000[1][3][4]

PlacementsEdit

Final results Contestant
Miss World 2000
1st Runner-Up
2nd Runner-Up
Top 5
Semi-finalists

Continental Queens of BeautyEdit

Continental Group Contestant
Africa
  •   Kenya – Yolanda Masinde
Americas
Asia
Caribbean Isles
  •   Curacao – Jozaine Marianella Wall
Europe

ContestantsEdit

A total of 95 contestants participated in Miss World 2000.[4]

JudgesEdit

NotesEdit

DebutsEdit

  •   Belarus
  •   England
  •   Moldova
  •   Northern Ireland

ReturnsEdit

  • Last competed in 1955:
    •   Barbados
    •   Denmark
  • Last competed in 1997:
    •   Namibia
  • Last competed in 1998:
    •   British Virgin Islands
    •   Chinese Taipei
    •   Curaçao

ReplacementsEdit

  •   Denmark – Cecilie Elisa Dahlstrøm
  •   Russia – Ekaterina Izmail - Dethroned of her crown due to marriage[5]
  •   Mexico Jacqueline Bracamontes - She won Nuestra Belleza Mundo México 2000 and supposed to represent Mexico at Miss World that year, however she decided to enter Nuestra Belleza Mexico 2000 and won the contest, but as she won 2 contests Lupita Jones president of Nuestra Belleza México, decides to appoint Paulina Flores Arias - (Suplente of Nuestra Belleza México 2000 pageant) to compete at Miss World 2000.[6]
  •   Moldova - Miss Moldova 2000, Irina Babusenko didn't go to Miss World 2000 due to her being underage. She was replaced by her 1st runner up Mariana Moraru.[7]

WithdrawalsEdit

  •   Guyana - No contest.
  •   Latvia – Miss Latvia 1999, Dina Kalandarova withdrew at the last minute due to personal reasons. She competed in Miss World 2001 instead.
  •   Seychelles - No contest.
  •   St. Maarten – No contest.
  •   Swaziland - No contest.
  •   Thailand – No contest.
  •   Zambia - No contest.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Miss Universe vs Miss World: Facts and comparisons". MSN. January 15, 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Daily News". Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "New Straits Times". Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "Toledo Blade". Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  5. ^ Vsenashimiss (In Russian)
  6. ^ http://www.angelfire.com/nb/missmexico/inter/jacky.htm
  7. ^ http://logos.press.md/node/3974

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