Miss South Africa 1965 results: Vedra Karamitas crowns Carrol Adele Davis


South African Pictorial held Miss South Africa in 1923, which was won by Doris Gwendoline Heliwell with W. J. van Blommestein and Marjorie Elizabeth Cowley as the respective first and second princesses. In 1943, Susie Smuts became the second woman to hold the title.

Norma Vorster won the first official Miss South Africa competition in 1956. It was open to white females only.

  • beauty pageant: Miss South Africa
  • edition: 10th
2nd princessAnn BarberVirginia Scott-King
1st princessDiane WebsterLorraine Mason
Miss South AfricaCarrol Adele DavisVedra Karamitas


  • beauty pageant: Miss World
  • edition: 15th
  • venue: Lyceum Ballroom, London, England, United Kingdom
  • date: November 19, 1965
  • candidates: 48
Carrol Adele DavisMiss World 1965

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