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Miss Suomi
Formation 1931 (1st Edition)
1960[1]
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Helsinki
Location
Membership
Miss Universe
Miss World
Miss International
Official language
Finnish
National Director
Eino Makunen
Website www.misssuomi.fi

Miss Suomi (Finnish: Miss Suomi) is a national Beauty pageant in Finland.

History[edit]

Miss Suomi was held for the first time in 1933. The Miss Suomi has responsibility produced the three titleholders to the grand slam beauty contests. The winner automatically becomes Miss Universe Finland while runners-up crown as Miss World Finland and Miss International Finland. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. The current Miss Suomi 2015 is Rosa-Maria Ryyti.

Titleholders[edit]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
Year Miss Suomi (Miss Universe Finland) 1st Runner-up (Miss World Finland) 2nd Runner-up (Miss International Finland)
2016 TBA TBA TBA
2015 Rosa-Maria Ryyti Carola Miller Saara Ahlberg
2014 Bea Toivonen Krista Haapalainen (Top 25) Milla Romppanen (4th Runner-up)
2013 Lotta Hintsa Maija Kerisalmi Helianna Ylimaula
2012 Sara Chafak Sabina Särkkä Viivi Suominen (1st Runner-up)
2011 Pia Pakarinen (Resigned) Sara Sieppi (Took Crown) Niina Lavonen [2]
2010 Viivi Pumpanen[3] Anne Nurminen Susanna Turja
2009 Essi Pöysti[4] Elsi Suolanen Linda Wikstedt (Top 15)
2008 Satu Tuomisto Susanna Mustajarvi Janna Tannilla
2007 Noora Hautakangas[5] Jenni Laaksola Joanna Väre
2006 Ninni Laaksonen Sini Vahela Karoliina Yläjoki
2005 Hanna Ek Elina Nurmi Susanna Laine (2nd Runner-up)
2004 Mira Salo Krista Järvinen Henna Ylilauri
2003 Anna Strömberg Piritta Hannula Suvi Hartlin (2nd runner-up)
2002 Janette Broman Kaisa Jaako Katariina Kulve
2001 Heidi Willman Susanna Tervaniemi Hanna Pajulammi
2000 Suvi Miinala Jenni Dahlman Kati Nirkko (Top 15)
1999 Vanessa Forsman Minna Lehtine Saija Palin (2nd Runner-up)
1998 Jonna Kauppila Mandi Malek Piia Hartikainen (Top 15)
1997 Karita Tuomola Taija Jurmu Maria Hietanen
1996 Lola Odusoga (2nd Runner-up) Anitra Ahtola Ulrika Wester
1995 Heli Pirhonen Miia Puoskari Susanne Tasa
1994 Henna Meriläinen Petra von Hellens Marja Vuoristo
1993 Tarja Smura (Top 10) Emilia Söderman Arlene Kotala
1992 Kirsi Syrjänen Kirsi-Maria Ketola Tiina Salmesvirta (Top 15)
1991 Tanja Vienonen Nina Autio Päivi Hytinkoski
1990 Tiina Vierto Nina Björkfelt (3rd Runner-up) Anu Yli-Mäenpää (Top 15)
1989 Åsa Lövdahl (Top 10) Minna Kittilä Tuija Junnila
1988 Nina Björnström Minna Rinnetmäki Sari Pääkkönen (Top 15)
1987 Outi Tanhuanpää Niina Kärkkäinen Tarja Musikka
1986 Tuula Polvi (4th Runner-up) Maarit Salomäki Saila Saarinen
1985 Marja Kinnunen Elisa Yliniemi Marjukka Tontti (Top 15)
1984 Anna-Liisa Tilus Tiina Laine Tiina Hyvärinen (Top 15)
1983 Nina Rekola (Top 12) Marita Pekkala Niina Kesäniemi
1982 Sari Aspholm (Top 12) Tarja Hakakoski Aino Summa (Top 15)
1981 Merja Varvikko Eija Korolainen Pia Nurminen
1980 Sirpa Viljamaa Marja-Leena Palo Anne-Marie Tarhia
1979 Päivi Uitto Tuire Pentikäinen Käte Nyberg (3rd Runner-up)
1978 Seija Paakkola Tii Heilimo Eija Laaksonen
1977 Armi Aavikko Maarit Ryhänen Marianne Åström
1976 Suvi Lukkarinen Riitta Väisänen Maarit Leso
1975 Anne Pohtamo (Miss Universe) Merja Tammi (Top 15) Eeva Mannerberg (1st Runner-up)
1974 Johanna Raunio (2nd Runner-up) Talvikki Ekman Johanna Raunio (2nd Runner-up)
1973 Raija Stark Seija Mäkinen Marita Smeds
1972 Maj-Len Eriksson Anneli Björkling (5th Runner-up) Anneli Björkling (Miss International)
1971 Pirjo Laitila (2nd Runner-up) Eila Kivistö Mirja Halme
1970 Ursula Rainio Hannele Hamara Hannele Halme (4th Runner-up)
1969 Harriet Eriksson (1st Runner-Up) Päivi Raita (Top 15) Crista Oinonen
1968 Leena Brusiin (2nd Runner-up) Sirpa Wilkman Leena Sipilä
1967 Ritva Lehto (3rd Runner-up) Satu Kostiainen Hedy Rännäri
1966 Satu Östring (1st Runner-up) Marita Gellman Terttu Ronkainen (Top 15)
1965 Virpi Miettinen (1st Runner-up) Raija Salminen (Top 16) Esti Åstring (Top 15)
1964 Sirpa Suosmaa (Top 10) Sirpa Wallenius Maila Östring (4th Runner-up)

Miss Suomi 1962-1963[edit]

The third period, in 1962-1963, Miss Suomi formatted for official winner goes to Miss World and runners-up goes to Miss Universe and Miss International.

Year Miss Suomi 1st Runner-up (Miss Universe Finland) 2nd Runner-up (Miss International Finland)
1963 Marja-Liisa Ståhlberg (2nd Runner-up) Riitta Kautiainen (Top 15) Anneli Rantala
1962 Kaarina Leskinen (1st Runner-up) Aulikki Järvinen (2nd Runner-up) Eeva Malinen (Top 15)

Miss Suomi 1961[edit]

The second period, in 1961 only, Miss Suomi formatted for official winner goes to Miss Universe and runners-up goes to Miss World and Miss International.

Year Miss Suomi 1st Runner-up (Miss World Finland) 2nd Runner-up (Miss International Finland)
1961 Ritva Wächter Ann-Mari Nygård Marja Ryönä (Top 15)

Miss Suomi 1931-1960[edit]

The first period, in 1931-1960, Miss Suomi formatted for official winner goes to Miss Universe or sometimes for Miss World then Miss International.

Year Miss Suomi 1st Runner-up 2nd Runner-up
1960 Heli Heiskala Tarja Nurmi Maija-Leena Manninen
1959 Tarja Nurmi Margit Jaatinen Else-Maj Petham
1958 Pirkko Mannola Eva-Maija Sariola Anja Hatakka
1957 Marita Lindahl (Miss World 1957) Airi Ikävalko Saara Turunen
1956 Sirpa Koivu Raija Kunnasmaa Irmeli Sipilä
1955 Inga-Britt Söderberg Mirva Arvinen Anni Helenius
1954 Yvonne de Bruyn Liisa Hokkanen Leni Katajakoski
1953 Maija-Riitta Tuomaala Airi Uitto Inger Sandvik
1952 Eva Hellas (3rd Runner-up) Kyllikki Koskihalme
1951 Hilkka Ruuska
1950 Hilkka Ruuska
1949 Terttu Nyman
1948 Terttu Nyman
1947 Anna-Liisa Leppänen
1946 Anja Kola
1945 Irja Alho
1942–1944 Canceled due to World War II
1941 ("Miss Messuhalli")*
1939–1940 Canceled due to World War II
1938 Sirkka Salonen
1937 Margareta Huldin
1936 Irma Streng
1935 Terttu Lyytikäinen
1934 Anna-Lisa Fahler
1933 Ester Toivonen
1932 Maija Nissinen
1931 Ranghild Nyholm

Former pageants[edit]

Miss Maailma Suomi[edit]

Especially in 2007, Miss Suomi held a separate pageant called Miss Maailma Suomi to select Finland's representative to Miss World.

Year Miss Maailma Suomi 1st Runner-up 2nd Runner-up
2009 Sanna Kankanpää Oona Kare Heli Kuhlberg
2008 Johanna Ahlback Linda Wikstedt Minna Nikola
2007 Linnea Aaltonen Laura Vienonen Minna Nikola

International winners[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Next year the 50th Miss Finland will be crowned". Savon Sanomat. November 16, 2010. Retrieved 26 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Miss Finland 2011, Pia Pakarinen". hs.fi. March 5, 2011. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Viivi Pumpanen crowned Miss Finland 2010". Helsingin Sanomat. March 2010. Retrieved 26 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "Essi Pöysti chosen Miss Finland 2009". Helsingin Sanomat. March 2, 2009. Retrieved 26 November 2010. 
  5. ^ "Surprise!". Iltalehti. February 10, 2007. Retrieved 26 November 2010. 

External links[edit]


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