Miss Holland 1961

Miss Holland 1961

Anne Marie Brink

Top 3 Miss 1961

As in 1960, Miss Holland would only go to the Miss Europe and the Miss benelux pageant because her english wasn’t good enough.
(Picture: Top 3: from left to right: Gita, Anne Marie and Constance)

Miss Holland 19611: Anne Marie Brink (Miss Europe 1961, 2nd runner-up Miss Benelux 1961)

2: Gita Gamman (Miss Universe 1961)
3: Constance (Stanny) Baer  (Winner Miss International 1961, Miss Amsterdam 1961)
4: Rita van Zuiden  (Miss World 1961)
5: Sylvia Glas (Miss Benelux 1961)

some of the 7 remainders:

  • Nancy van Olffen
  • Carla Prenger (Miss Noord Nederland 1961)
  • Charletta Benting
  • Coby van’t Hoen (Miss Rotterdam)


There were 12 contestants

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Anne Marie at the Miss Europe pageant, she is third from the right. And an add for the official swim wear for Miss Holland: Tricotbest

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Gita at the Miss Universe pageant, she is second from the left

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Constance wins Miss International 1961

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Rita on her way to Miss World. The stewardess is her mother! And at Miss World , on the left