1998

Miss World 1998 - Linor Abargil - ISRAEL

The Final:

26th November 1998
Baie Lazare, Seychelles
Miss World 1998 - Linor Abargil

 

Where is she now?

"The same person with better qualities," was how Linor summed up how being Miss World had affected her. Now a busy model with international assignments, she supports charities for disabled children, both in Israel and around the world.

The Contestants:

Results

Country

Contestant

Awards

1

Israel

Linor Abargil

Queen of Europe

2

France 

Véronique Caloc

 

3

Malaysia

Lina Teoh Pik Lim

Queen of Asia & Oceania

 

 

 

 

Finalists

 

 

 

4

Czech Rep.

Alena Seredova

 

5

South Africa

Kerishnie Naicker

Queen of Africa

 

 

 

 

Semi-finalists

 

 

 

 

Brazil

Adriana Luci de Souza Reis

Miss Photogenic

 

Chile

Daniella Andrea Campos Lathrop

Queen of Americas

 

Jamaica

Christine Reneé Straw

Queen of Caribbean Isles

 

Peru

Mariana Larrabure de Orbegoso

 

 

USA

Shauna Gene Gambill

 

 

 

 

 

Remainder

 

 

 

 

American Virgin Islands

Wendy Sanchez

 

 

Angola

Maria Cortez de Lemos Joao

 

 

Argentina

Natalia Elisa Gonzalez

 

 

Aruba

Judelca Shahira Briceño

 

 

Australia

Sarah-Jane Camille St. Clair

Best Day Wear

 

Austria

Sabine Lindorfer

 

 

Bahamas

LeTeasha Henrietta Ingraham

 

 

Belgium

Tanja Dexters

 

 

Bolivia

Bianca Bauer Añez

 

 

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Samra Sojaga

 

 

Botswana

Earthern Pinkinyana Mbulawa

 

 

British Virgin Islands

Virginia Olen Rubaine

 

 

Bulgaria

Polina Petkova

 

 

Canada

Leanne Baird

 

 

Cayman Islands

Gemma Marie McLaughlin

 

 

Colombia

Mónica Marcela Cuartas Jiménez

 

 

Costa Rica

Maria Luisa Ureña Salazar

 

 

Croatia

Lejla Sehovic

 

 

Curacao

Jeameane Veronica Colastica

 

 

Cyprus

Chrysanthi Michael

 

 

Dominican Rep.

Sharmin Arelis Diaz Escoto

 

 

Ecuador

Vanessa Natania Graf Alvear

 

 

Estonia

Ly Jurgenson

 

 

Finland

Maaret Saija Nousiainen 

Best Evening Wear

 

Germany

Sandra Ahrabian

 

 

Ghana

Efia Owusuaa Marfo

 

 

Gibraltar

Melanie Soiza

 

 

Greece

Katja Marie Margaritoglou

 

 

Guatemala

Glenda Iracema Cifuentes Ruíz

 

 

Holland

Nerena Ruinemans

 

 

Hong Kong

Jessie Chiu Chui-Yi

 

 

Hungary

Eva Horvath

 

 

India

Annie Thomas

 

 

Ireland

Vivienne Doyle

 

 

Italy

Maria Concetta Travaglini

 

 

Japan

Rie Machizuki

 

 

Kazakhstan

Anna Kirpota

 

 

Korea

Kim Kun-woo

 

 

Lebanon

Clemence Achkar

 

 

Liberia

Olivia Precious Cooper

 

 

Lithuania

Kristina Pakarnaite

 

 

Malta

Rebecca Camilleri

 

 

Mauritius

Oona Sujaya Fulena

 

 

Mexico

Vilma Verónica Zamora Suñol

 

 

Nepal

Jydti Pradhan

 

 

New Zealand

Tanya Hayward

 

 

Nicaragua

Claudia Patricia Alaniz Hernández

 

 

Nigeria

Temitayo Osobu

 

 

Norway

Henriette Dankersten

 

 

Panama

Lorena del Carmen Zagía Miró

 

 

Paraguay

Perla Carolina Benitez Gonzáles

 

 

Philippines

Rachel Muyot Soriano

 

 

Poland

Izabela Opechowska

 

 

Portugal

Márcia Vasconcelos

 

 

Puerto Rico

Antonia Alfonso Pagan

 

 

Russia

Tatiana Makrouchina

 

 

Saint Maarten

Myrtille Charlotte Brookson

 

 

Seychelles

Alvina Antoinette Lucia Grand’Court

Miss Personality

 

Singapore

Grace Chay

 

 

Slovak Rep.

Karolina Cicatkova

 

 

Slovenia

Mihaela (Misa) Novak

 

 

Spain

Rocío Jiménez Fernández

 

 

Swaziland

Cindy Stanckoczi

 

 

Sweden

Jessica Magdalena Therese Almenäs

 

 

Switzerland

Sonja Grandjean

 

 

Taiwan

Chen Yi-Ju

 

 

Tanzania

Basila Kalubha Mwanukuzi

 

 

Trinidad & Tobago 

Jeanette Marie La Caille

 

 

Turkey

Buket Saygi

 

 

Ukraine 

Nataliya Nadtochey

 

 

United Kingdom

Emmalene McLoughlin

 

 

Uruguay

Maria Desiree Fernandez Mautone

 

 

Venezuela

Verónica Schneider Rodríguez

 

 

Yugoslavia

Jelena Jakovljevic

 

 

Zambia

Chisala Chibesa

 

 

Zimbabwe

Annette Kambarami