Teresa Sánchez López

Maria Teresa Sánchez López
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Maria Teresa Sánchez López
(1964-07-01)July 1, 1964[1]
Seville, Spain[1]
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Measurements 90-65-90 (35.4-25.6-35.4)[2]
Eye color brown[2]
Title(s) Miss Seville
Miss Western Andalusia
Miss National (Spain) 1984
First Lady in Miss Universe 1985
Miss Spain 1984
(1st Runner-Up/Miss National)
Miss Universe 1985
(1st Runner-Up)

Teresa Sánchez (Seville, Spain, 1964) is a Spanish model, who won the title of Miss National in the Miss Spain contest at 1984 and, representing Spain, the title of First Lady of Honour in the Miss Universe pageant of 1985.


She prepared in the Model School belonging at Rocío Martín (Escuela de Modelos y Promoción de la Moda), in Seville. [3] [4]

She was elected, one after another, Miss Seville and Miss Western Andalucia in 1984.[1] She participated in the Miss Spain contest, that same year, being elected Miss National,[3][5][6][7] and where she was noted, according to the media, for its expressive power.[8]

In 1985, representing Spain, Teresa Sánchez competed in the Miss Universe beauty pageant, which was on the verge of winning, achieving the title of First Lady of Honour[4][7] [9][10][11] [12][13] [14] [15] ,[16] which was the second best result in a Spanish representative in this contest.[17] The most of the people and the media present on the event thought that she was the maximum favorite to get the title of Miss Universe[7][11][12][18] [19] and in some forums is considered, today, she is one of the more beautiful women that have participated in the history of this contest,[20] especially considering that in those years the contest not admitted the cosmetic surgery.[21]


  1. 1 2 3 Diario ABC (Sevilla). 29 de julio de 1984. Una sevillana y una malagueña, guapas oficiales de Andalucía. In Spanish.
  2. 1 2 3 ABC (Seville) Spanish journal. On July 19, 1985. Teresa Sánchez: "Mi única ventaja en Miami fue ser española. In Spanish.
  3. 1 2 ABC (Seville) Spanish journal. On October 30, 1984. Rocío Martín, profesora de guapas. In Spanish.
  4. 1 2 ABC (Seville) journal. On July 17, 1985. Sevilla, plata en belleza; Miami se rindió ante Teresa Sánchez; María Teresa Sánchez: "Prefería quedar segunda para no pasarme un año en Miami"; La familia de María Teresa Sánchez estuvo toda la noche sin dormir en espera de noticias; La noticia en casa de Teresa Sánchez. In Spanish.
  5. ABC (Seville) spanish journal. On October 14, 1984. Teresa Sánchez quiere ser "Miss España". In Spanish.
  6. ABC Spanish journal. On October 22, 1984. Juncal Rivero, una chica de Valladolid, elegida "Miss España". In Spanish.
  7. 1 2 3 ABC Spanish journal. On July 1, 1985. Teresa Sánchez, la española que aspira a “Miss Universo". In Spanish.
  8. El Periódico de Catalunya Spanish journal. On October 22, 1984. Elección de "Miss España". In Spanish.
  9. ABC Spanish journal. On July 3, 1985. Aspirantes a "Miss Universo". In Spanish.
  10. ABC Spanish journal. On July 8, 1985. Primer triunfo de “Miss España” en Miami. In Spanish.
  11. 1 2 ABC (Seville) Spanish journal. On July 11, 1985. Segunda final para la sevillana María Teresa Sánchez. In Spanish.
  12. 1 2 ABC Spanish journal. On July 17, 1985. Elección de Miss Universo. In Spanish.
  13. ABC (Seville) Spanish journal. On July 18, 1985. Teresa Sánchez, segunda en Miami, regresó ayer a Sevilla. In Spanish.
  14. ABC Spanish journal. On July 19, 1985. Teresa Sánchez, mujer de pocos espejos. In Spanish.
  15. ABC Spanish journal. On August 11, 1985. Teresa Sánchez. Segunda belleza universal. In Spanish.
  16. ABC (Seville) Spanish journal. On August 16, 1985. María Teresa Sánchez recibió el homenaje de Triana por su afición al barrio. In Spanish.
  17. Diario de Cádiz Spanish journal (digital edition). On July 18, 2009 (consultado 28 de agosto de 2008). Buscando en el baúl de Miss España. In Spanish.
  18. (web). Miss Universe 1985. Consulted on August 31, 2014.
  19. ABC (Seville) Spanish journal. On July 20, 1985. Una gaseosa en Miami. In Spanish.
  20. (web). “Most Beautiful Miss Universe Contestants 1980-1997". Consulted on August 29, 2014.
  21. Diario de Seville Spanish journal (digital edition). On Juanary 26, 2008 (consulted on August 28, 2008). Miss Nacional en Miss España y primera dama de honor en Miss Universo. In Spanish
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