Kazakhstan at major beauty pageants

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This is a list of Kazakhstan's official representatives and their placements at the Big Four international beauty pageants, considered the most important in the world.

Hundreds of beauty pageants are conducted yearly, but the Big Four are considered the most prestigious,[1] widely covered and broadcast by media.[2] The Wall Street Journal,[3] BBC News,[4] CNN,[5] Xinhua News Agency,[6] and global news agencies such as Reuters[7] and Agence France-Presse[8][9] collectively refer to the four major pageants as "Big Four" namely: Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International, and Miss Earth.[10][11][12]

The criteria for the Big Four inclusion is based on standards such as the pageants global prominence and prestige approved by worldwide media, the quality and quantity of crowned delegates recognized by international franchisees and pageant aficionados, the winner's post pageant activities; the pageants longevity, consistency, and history; the sincerity of the pageant's specific cause, platform, and advocacy; the overall pre-pageant activities, production quality and global telecast; the enormity of internet traffic; and the extent of popularity amongst pageant fans across the globe.

Kazakhstan's Big Four titleholders[edit]

Color Key
  •      Ended as Runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the Finalists or Semi-finalists
2020 Kamilla Serikbay ↑ No Pageant Held ×
2019 Alfïya Ersayın Madina Batyk ↑ No Pageant Held

(established in 1960 in California, United States and then it was transferred in 1968 in Tokyo, Japan. Kazakhstan had never competed in Miss International)

Altynay Assenova
2018 Sabina Azimbayeva Yekaterina Dvorechkaya ×
2017 Kamilla Asylova Gulbanu Azimkhanova
Top 40
2016 Darina Kulsitova Alia Mergenbaeva ×
2015 × Regina Vandysheva
Top 20
2014 Aiday Isaeva × Assel Zholdassova
2013 Aygerim Kozhakanova Aynur Toleuova Kumis Bazarbayeva
2012 × Yevgeniya Klishina
Top 30
2011 Valeriya Aleinikova Zhanna Zhumaliyeva
Top 15
2010 Asselina Kuchukova Asselina Kuchukova ×
2009 × Dina Nuraliyeva
Top 16
2008 Alfina Nassyrova Alfina Nassyrova
Top 15
2007 Gaukhar Rakhmetaliyeva Dana Kaparova Zhazira Nurkhodjaeva
2006 Dina Nuraliyeva Sabina Chukayeva ×
2005 ↑ No Pageant Held

(established in 1952 in California, United States and then it was transferred in 1960 in Florida, United States. Kazakhstan sent their first delegate in 2006)

× ×
2004 Alexandra Kazakova ×
2003 Saule Zhunusova ×
2002 Olga Sidorenko ×
2001 × Margarita Kravtsova
1st Runner-Up/2nd Runner-up
2000 Margarita Kravtsova
Top 5
↑ No Pageant Held(established in 2001 in Manila, Philippines)
1999 Asel Isabayeva
1998 Anna Kirpota
↑ No Pageant Held (established in 1951 in England, United Kingdom. Kazakhstan sent their first delegate in 1998)

× Did not compete
No pageant held

Pageant Placements Best result
Miss Universe 0 None
Miss World 7 Top 5 (2000)
Miss International 0 None
Miss Earth 1 1st Runner-Up (2001)
Total 8 1st Runner-Up (2001) (Miss Earth)


  1. Ornos, Riza (30 September 2013). "Philippines, Brazil And Venezuela: Three Countries To Win The Big Four International Beauty Pageants". International Business Times. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  2. Kanja, Kirstin (20 December 2019). "Beauty with a purpose: What it means to be Miss World, Miss Universe". Standard Media. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  3. Jun, Kwanwoo (2003-12-03). "Lost in Storm's Debris: A Beauty Pageant". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  4. Amee, Enriquez (2 February 2014). "Philippines: How to make a beauty queen". BBC News. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  5. Cabato, Regine (27 January 2017). "How a country hosts a Miss Universe pageant". CNN. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  6. News, China (3 November 2018). "Myanmar's beauty queen to take part in Miss World pageant 2018 in China". Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  7. News, Reuters (13 December 2013). "The Philippines earns another crown". Reuters. Archived from the original on December 22, 2015. Retrieved 14 December 2015. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  8. Joel, Guinto (13 March 2015). "PH Cinderellas 'duck walk' to world stage". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Agence France-Presse. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  9. Joel, Guinto (12 March 2015). "In beauty pageants, Philippines' modern day Cinderellas seize world stage". GMA News Online. Agence France-Presse. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  10. Vietnam, News (2008-10-08). "Những scandal của Miss World". Vietnam Express. Archived from the original on November 17, 2015. Retrieved 2016-09-11. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  11. Ibrahim, Lynda (2013-09-13). "The misses and missuses of the world". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  12. Lowe, Aya (2016-01-25). "Philippines' Miss Universe returns home, ignites dreams". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2016-09-11.

See also[edit]

  • Miss Kazakhstan

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