Wednesday, August 19, 2009

miss world 1982

Mariasela Álvarez Lebrón was born in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. She won the 1982 Miss World contest, representing the Dominican Republic and became the first woman from her country to win this title. The pageant was held in London, United Kingdom. As an architect Mariasela has designed many buildings in her home country, including one of Santo Domingo's landmarks, Torre Cristal. Mother-of-four Mariasela, who is now living in Spain, is due to start filming her own TV show. She is one of the most popular figures in Dominican Republic due to her long career on TV which includes a successful eight-year run with her award-winning show Esta Noche Mariasela.

The runners-up were: 
1st runner-up: Sari Aspholm (Finland)
2nd runner-up: Della Dolan (United Kingdom)

3rd runner-up: Lolita Morena (Switzerland)
4th runner-up: Elizabeth Caughey (United States)
5th runner-up: Althea Rocke (Trinidad & Tobago)
6th runner-up: Roberta Brown (Ireland)

The delegates who made in the top fifteen are:

Catherine Morris (Australia), Brita Cederberg (Bolivia), Maureen Lewis (Cayman Islands), Tina Nielsen (Denmark), Frances Limtiaco (Guam), Sara-Jane Areza (Philippines), Ana Sasso (Yugoslavia) and Caroline Murinda (Zimbabwe).

Special Awards
Personality: Maureen Therese Lewis (Cayman Islands),
Photogenic: Lolita Laure Morena (Switzerland)

Continental Queens
Africa: Caroline Murinda - Zimbabwe
America: Mariasela Alvarez Lebron - Dominican Republic
Asia: Sara-Jane Areza - Philippines
Europe: Sari Kaarina Aspholm - Finland
Oceania: Catherine Ann Morris - Australia


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