19_November_1976_The_Daily_Mail_Hagerstown, Maryland

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19_November_1976_The_Daily_Mail_Hagerstown, Maryland - /Hiss /afflaica named Miss World after colored...
/Hiss /afflaica named Miss World after colored contestants quit LONDON (AP) - A dusky- · skinned, hazel-eyed Jamaican, 8-year-old Cindy Breakspeare, has been crowned Mi» Worid 1OT alter a mass walkout of colored contestants to protest South' Africa's racial policies ' (ailed to materialize. . . Hours before the final judging Thursday night, the Philippine and Yugoslav governments boycott of .the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. "SAIjfROC have achieved their publicity, now they seem to be trying to destroy us," said Julia Morley, whose husband heads the entertainment chain that sponsors.the contest.' "We have won our battle -nest year's contest (in South The new Miss World is a- physical fitness instructor who says she hopes to open a health food restaurant some day. She is 5-foot-6 with circumferences of 35-24-36. She was 1 crowned by Miss World 1975, Wilnelia Merced of Puerto Rico. , Miss Breakspeare won a cash prize of 18,500 and during her year-long reign will have the Miss Australia, 19-year-old Karen Jo Pini, finished second. Then came Miss Gaum, Diana Doenas, 17, third; Miss United Kingdom,- Carol Grant, 19, fourth, and Miss Finland, Merja Tammi, 21, fifth. Miss United States, Zl-year- old model Kimberlee Foley of

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  1. The Daily Mail,
  2. 19 Nov 1976, Fri,
  3. Page 5

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