Miss World Of 1966 – Reita Faria

Miss World Of 1966 – Reita Faria
Date of birth: August 23, 1943
Place of birth: Nova Goa, India
Height: 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Profession: Model, Doctor

Reita Faria Powell born to Goan parents in Bombay (now Mumbai) is an Indian model, doctor and the winner of the Miss World 1966 pageant, to become the first Asian woman to win the event. She went on to become the first Miss World winner to qualify as a Doctor who won Miss World 1966 for India.

After her one-year tenure as Miss World, she refused modeling and films and instead concentrated on medical studies. Reita Faria was a student at the Grant Medical College & Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals where she completed her M.B.B.S. degree. Thereafter she went on to study at King's College Hospital, London. She married her mentor David Powell in 1971, and in 1973, the couple shifted to Dublin, where she started her medical practice.

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