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Miss World 1974
Royal Albert Hall
London, England
November 22
Presenters: Michael Aspel and David Vine

Winner: UNITED KINGDOM - Helen Morgan
Held the Miss World crown for just four days.
She resigned not because she's an unwed mother but because of the possibility that she would be named in a pending divorce case between the father of her son and his wife and because of the upsetting nature of some of the allegations in the case..

1st Runner Up: SOUTH AFRICA - Anneline Kriel (Assumed Title)
2nd Runner Up: ISRAEL - Lea Klain
3rd Runner Up: AUSTRALIA - Gail Margaret Petith
4th Runner Up: UNITED STATES - Terry Ann Browning

7 Finalists:
AUSTRALIA - Gail Margaret Petith
SWEDEN - Jill Lindqvist
ISRAEL - Lea Klain
JAPAN - Chikako Shima
SOUTH AFRICA - Anneline Kriel
UNITED KINGDOM - Helen Morgan
UNITED STATES - Terry Ann Browning

15 Semi-finalists:
AFRICA SOUTH - Evelyn Williams
AUSTRALIA - Gail Margaret Petith
BARBADOS - Linda Field
BRAZIL - Mariza Sommer
IRELAND - Julie Ann Farnham
ISRAEL - Lea Klain
JAMAICA - Andrea Lyon
JAPAN - Chikako Shima
NEW ZEALAND - Sue Nicholson
NORWAY - Torill Larsen
SOUTH AFRICA - Anneline Kriel
SPAIN - Natividad Rodríguez Fuentes
SWEDEN - Jill Lindqvist
UNITED KINGDOM - Helen Morgan
UNITED STATES - Terry Ann Browning

Awards:
Miss Photogenic : YUGOSLAVIA - Jadranka Banjac
Miss Friendship : HONG KONG - Judy Denise Anita Dirkin

Miss World 1974 Miss South Africa, Anneline Kriel assumed the title of Miss World 1974 contest at age 19, representing South Africa, after the winner, UK's Helen Morgan resigned only four days after her victory.
AUSTRALIA - Gail Margaret Petith (4th); SOUTH AFRICA - Anneline Kriel (2nd); UNITED KINGDOM - Helen Morgan (Winner); ISRAEL - Lea Klain (3rd); UNITED STATES - Terry Ann Browning (5th).

1973 <<< >>> 1975

Miss World 1974 Gallery

Acknowledgments:
Miss World Organization
Ben Kramer's Pageant Lovers' Page
Fountain of Beauty
Pageantasia

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