Norma Cappagli

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Norma Gladys Cappagli (20 September 1939 – 22 December 2020)[1] was an Argentine model and beauty queen. She won the 1960 Miss World contest, after being crowned Miss Argentina World 1960.[2] She was the first model from Argentina to win the title.[3] She was born in Buenos Aires.

On 17 December 2020, Cappagli was hospitalized under critical condition after being hit by a bus in Buenos Aires.[4] She died from her injuries five days later on 22 December, aged 81.[4]

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  1. Montagna, Pablo (23 December 2020). "Tras ser atropellada, murió Norma Cappagli, la primera Miss Mundo que tuvo la Argentina". La Nación. Retrieved 26 December 2020.
  2. Menon, Vivek (2004). Quiz Time. Pustak Mahal. p. 130. ISBN 81-223-0370-6.
  3. "Quién es la argentina que lucha por ser Miss Universo" [Who is the Argentine who fights to be Miss Universe]. Perfil (in Spanish). 21 August 2009. Archived from the original on 2018-10-04.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Luna, Mauricio (22 December 2020). "Murió Norma Cappagli, la primera Miss Mundo de Argentina que había sido atropellada por un colectivo de la línea 110" [Norma Cappagli, the first Miss World from Argentina who had been run over by a bus on the 110 line, died]. infobae (in Spanish).