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The Miss World swimwear section is back — and no one seems too bothered by it

Kirsty Blake Knox


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Miss World swimwear section (seen here in 2006) is being reintroduced this year. Photo: Getty

Miss World swimwear section (seen here in 2006) is being reintroduced this year. Photo: Getty

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Miss World swimwear section (seen here in 2006) is being reintroduced this year. Photo: Getty

Seven years ago Miss World organisers whipped out the big guns and caused a revolution in the pageant world.

It was time, they announced, to say buh-bye to itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny bikinis (with or without polka-dots) and sayonara to swimsuits.


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