Wednesday, August 19, 2009

miss world 1989

Aneta Beata Kreglicka won the Miss World contest on 22 November 1989 in Hong Kong, representing Poland. She became the first woman from Poland to win the title in the first Miss World to be held outside England. In the same year, she also landed as first runner-up in the Miss International pageant, held in Kanazawa, Japan. In 2006, she took part in a popular world show, the third season of the Polish version of Dancing With The Stars. She was also one of the judges in Miss World 2006 pageant, which was held in Poland. She graduated economy at Gdansk University and started studying on Szkola Glówna Handlowa in Poland (Warsaw School of Economics).

1st runner-up Canada - Leanne Caputo
2nd runner-up Colombia - Monica Maria Isaza Mejia


 Thailand - Prathumrat Woramali
 United States - Jill Renee Scheffert


 American Virgin Islands - Vanessa Thomas
 Australia - Natalie Tania McCurry
 Ireland - Barbara Ann Curran
 Mauritius - Jeanne Françoise Nathalie Clement
 United Kingdom - Suzanne Younger

Special Awards
Personality: Greet Ramaekers - Belgium
Photogenic: Anna Gorbunova - U.S.S.R

Continental Queens
Africa: Jeanne-Françoise Clement - Mauritius
Americas: Leanne Caputo - Canada
Asia: Prathumrat Woramali - Thailand
Caribbean: Vania Thomas - American Virgin Islands
Europe: Aneta Beata Kreglicka - Poland
Oceania: Natalie Tania McCurry - Australia

***This is the first time that Miss World was held overseas, in the city of Hong Kong.

***This is also the first time that the award for the "Queen of Caribbean" was included.

***The Miss World 1989 Parade of Nations introduced the contestants with their national costumes and evening gowns for the first time.


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