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#WinnersWednesday (on Sunday): Bumper Edition 2

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This week as a one off, #WinnersWednesday is on a Sunday – after many winners have been crowned in various sporting events this weekend. This week, we continue to look back at past winners from the Eurovision Song Contest.

This week, we will be casting our eyes over the winning entries from 1957, 1963, 1983, 1992, 2002 and 2004.

1957: The Netherlands

In 1957, the 2nd Eurovision Song Contest took place in Hessischen Rundfunks, Frankfurt. Corry Brokken took part for the Netherlands, becoming their first entry to win for her country. Corry Brokken finished with a 14 point margin over her nearest competitor, Paule Desjardins from France.

Video: YouTube/TheEuroSongContest

1963: Denmark

In 1963, the 8th Eurovision Song Contest took place in the BBC Television Centre, London. Grethe & Jorgen Ingmann took part for Denmark, becoming their first entry to win for their country. Grethe & Jorgen Ingmann finished with a 2 point margin over their nearest competitor, Esther Ofarim from Switzerland.

Video: YouTube/eurovisionfrancetube

1983: Luxembourg

In 1983, the 28th Eurovision Song Contest took place in Rudi-Sedimayer-Halle, Munich. Corinne Hermes took part for Luxembourg, becoming their fifth entry to win for her country. Corinne Hermes finished with a 6 point margin over her nearest competitor, Ofra Haza from Israel.

Video: YouTube/escbelgium4

1992: Ireland

In 1992, the 37th Eurovision Song Contest took place in Malmomassen, Malmo. Linda Martin took part for Ireland, becoming their fourth entry to win for her country. Linda Martin finished with a 16 point margin over her nearest competitor, Michael Ball from the United Kingdom.

Video: YouTube/escbelgium4

2002: Latvia

In 2002, the 47th Eurovision Song Contest took place in Saku Suurhall, Tallinn. Marie N took part for Latvia, becoming their first entry to win for her country. Marie N finished with a 12 point margin over her nearest competitor, Ira Losco from Malta.

Video: YouTube/Dainis N

2004: Ukraine

In 2004, the 49th Eurovision Song Contest took place in Abdi Ipekci Arena, Istanbul. Ruslana took part for Ukraine, becoming their first entry to win for her country. Ruslana finished with a 17 point margin over her nearest competitor, Zeliko Jokimovic from Serbia & Montenegro.

Video: YouTube/EBU

Author: Richard Taylor

Source: Eurovision Ireland

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