19_November_1976_The_Evening_Standard_Uniontown, Pennsylvania

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19_November_1976_The_Evening_Standard_Uniontown, Pennsylvania - Miss World Named LONDON (AP) - Miss Jam a I c a...
Miss World Named LONDON (AP) - Miss Jam a I c a , 22-year-old Cindy Breakspeare, was chosen Miss World 1976 Thursday in a c o n t e s t m a r r e d by the w i t h d r a w a l of n i n e par- ticipanls protesting South Africa's race policies. Miss Australia, Karen Jo Pini, 19, was first runner-up Third place went (o Miss G u a m , 17-year-old Diana Duenas. The new Miss World a brown-haired West Indian beauty with hazel eyes, is a physical education teacher. S h e i s 5 - f e e t 6 a n d h e r measurements were given as 35-24-36. She is a friend of Jamaican singing star Bob Marley and said she hopes lo open a health food restaurant someday. Miss Breakspeare won a prize of 5,000 pounds (IS.500) and the chance to earn an additional 20,000 pounds ($34,000) during her year-long reign. Miss United States, 21-year- old model Kimberlee Poley of Southfield, Mich., was not among the last 15 in the semifinals. Just hours before the final judging in.the crowded Hoyal Albert Hall, the governments of the Philippines and Yugoslavia pulled their contestants out of the competition to protest the racist image projected Miss Jamaica, Cindy Breakspeare, wins.

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  1. The Evening Standard,
  2. 19 Nov 1976, Fri,
  3. Page 9

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