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Gina Swainson
Beauty pageant titleholder
Birth name Gina Ann Casandra Swainson
Birthplace Bermuda
Title(s) Miss World 1979
Miss Universe 1979
(1st runner-up)

Gina Ann Casandra Swainson, born 1958 in Bermuda, was the first runner up in the Miss Universe contest of Miss Universe 1979. That same year she was crowned Miss World 1979. She is the only woman to win a major beauty title for Bermuda as of 2007 and is the joint highest placed woman and joint most successful at both pageants. Like Swainson, Rosemarie Frankland was runner up at Miss Universe in 1961 and triumphed at Miss World later that year. Helen Morgan, who five years earlier than Swainson, was first runner up at the Miss Universe 1974 pageant and won Miss World the same year. However Morgan was dethroned as Miss World making Swainson and Frankland the most successful women at both pageants.

Preceded by
Silvana Suárez
Miss World
Succeeded by
Gabriella Brum


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