1968

Miss World 1968 - Penelope Plummer - AUSTRALIA

The Final:

14th November 1968
Lyceum Ballroom, London, UK
Miss World 1968 - Penelope Plummer

Where is she now?

As Miss World, Penelope appeared in The Bob Hope Christmas Show in Osan, Korea, along with Ann Margaret. A deep pink, mildly-fragranced rose was named after her in 1970, produced by UK breeder Peter Beales who was struck with her looks and charm and was fast to recognise a winner.

The Contestants:

Results Country Contestant
1   Australia Penelope Plummer
2   United Kingdom Kathleen Winstanley
3   Israel Miri Zamir
4   Colombia Beatriz Sierra Gonzalez
5   Philippines Arene Cecilia Amabuyok
     
Finalists    
6   Guyana Adrienne Harris
7   Nicaragua Margine Davidson Morales
     
Semi-finalists    
  Argentina Viviana Roldan
  Austria Brigitte Krüger
  France Nelly Gallerne
  Germany Margot Schmalzriedt
  Ireland June MacMahon
  Sweden Gunilla Friden
  Thailand Pinnarut Tananchai
  Yugoslavia Ivona Puhlera
     
Remainder    
  Bahamas Rose Helena Dauchot
  Belgium Sonja Doumen
  Brazil Angela Carmelia Stecca
  Canada Nancy Wilson
  Ceylon Nilanthie Wijesinghe
  Chile Carmen Smith
  Costa Rica Patricia Diers
  Cyprus Diana Dimitropoulou
  Denmark Yet Schaufuss
  Dominican Rep. Ingrid García
  Ecuador Marcia Virginia Ramos Christiansen
  Finland Leena Sipilä
  Ghana Lovell Rosebud Wordie
  Gibraltar Sandra Sanguinetti
  Greece Lia Malta
  Holland Alida Grootenboer
  India Jane Coelho

 
Italy Maria Pia Gianporcaro
  Jamaica Karlene Waddell
  Japan Ryoko Miyoshi
  Kenya Josephine Moikobu
  Korea Lee Ji-eun
  Liberia Wilhelmina Nadieh Brownell
  Luxembourg Irene Siedler
  Malta Ursulina "Lina" Grech
  Mexico Ana Maria Magaña
  Morocco Zakia Chamouch
  New Zealand Christine Mary Antunovic
  Nigeria Foluke Ogundipe
  Norway Hedda Lie
  Peru Ana Rosa Berninzon Devéscovi
  South Africa Mitsianna Stander
  Switzerland  Jeanette Biffiger
  Tunisia Zohra Boufaden
  Turkey Mine Kurkcuoglu
  Uganda Joy Lehai
  USA Johnine Leigh Avery
  Venezuela Cherry Nuñez Rodriguez