Monday, August 17, 2009

miss world 1955

Carmen Susana Duijm Zubillaga won the 1955 Miss World contest, representing Venezuela. She became the first South American woman to win the title. The pageant was held in London, United Kingdom. Duijm also was a semi-finalist at Miss Universe 1955. She now lives in Margarita Island, Venezuela.

1st Runner-up : United States - Margaret Haywood

2nd Runner-up : Greece - Julia Coumoundourou

3rd Runner-up : Cuba - Gilda Marín

4th Runner-up : Sweden - Anita Åstrand

5th Runner-up : France - Gisele Thierry

Semifinalists : 

 Australia - Beverly Prowse
 Austria - Felicitas Von Goebel


 Australia - Beverly Prowse
 Austria - Felicitas Von Goebel
 Belgium - Rosette Ghislain
 Ceylon - Viola Sita Gunarate
 Cuba - Gilda Marín
 Denmark - Karin Palm-Rasmussen
 Finland - Mirva Orvakki Arvinen
 France - Gisele Thierry
 Germany - Beate Kruger
 Great Britain - Jennifer Chimes
 Greece - Tzoulia Georgia Coumoundourou
 Holland - Angelina Kalkhoven
 Honduras - Pastora Pagán Valenzuela
 Iceland - Arna Hjorleifsdóttir
 Ireland - Evelyn Foley
 Israel - Miriam Kotler
 Italy - Franca Incorvaia
 Monte Carlo - Josette Travers
 Sweden - Anita Åstrand
 United States - Margaret Anne Haywood
 Venezuela - Carmen Susana Duijm Zubillaga


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