Russia at major beauty pageants

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This is a list of Russia's official representatives and their placements at the Big Four international beauty pageants, considered the most important in the world. The country has won two victories:

  • One— Miss Universe crown (2002 Dethroned)
  • Two— Miss World crowns (1992 • 2008)

On 28 May 2002, Oxana Fedorova was crowned as Miss Universe 2002 and was dethroned on 24 September 2002 (119 days) and first runner-up Justine Pasek of Panama took over the Miss Universe title.

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]

Russia's Big Four titleholders[edit]

Color Key
  •      Miss Universe winner
  •      Miss World winner
  •      Miss International winner
  •      Miss Earth winner
  •      Ended as Runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the Finalists or Semi-finalists
2021 TBA TBA TBA Albina Koroleva
2020 Alina Sanko ↑ No Pageant Held Yuliana Deryagina
2019 × Alina Sanko
Top 12
Mari Oreshkina Anna Baksheeva
Top 10
2018 Yulia Polyachikhina Natalya Stroeva
Top 30
Galina Lukina Daria Kartyshova
2017 Ksenia Alexandrova Polina Popova
Top 10
Elena Kviatkevich Lada Akimova
3rd Runner-Up
2016 Yuliana Korolkova Yana Dobrovolskaya Alisa Manenok
Top 15
Aleksandra Cherepanova
Top 8
2015 Vladislava Evtushenko Sofia Nikitchuk
1st Runner-Up
Valeria Kufterina Maria Chudakova
2014 Yulia Alipova Anastasiya Kostenko
Top 25
Alina Rekko Anastasia Trusova
3rd Runner-Up
2013 Elmira Abdrazakova Elmira Abdrazakova Olga Gaidabura
Top 15
Olesya Boslovyak
2012 Elizaveta Golovanova
Top 10
Elizaveta Golovanova Yekaterina Meglinskaya Natalia Pereverzeva
Top 8
2011 Natalia Gantimurova Natalia Gantimurova
Top 30
Elena Chepilchenko
Top 15
Alena Kuznetsova
2010 Irina Antonenko
Top 15
Irina Sharipova
Top 25
Anna Danilova Victoria Shchukina
1st Runner-Up
2009 Sofia Rudieva Kseniya Shipilova Kseniya Hrabovskaya Kseniya Podsevatkina
2008 Vera Krasova
3rd Runner-Up
Ksenia Sukhinova
Yekaterina Grushanina Anna Mezentseva
Top 16
2007 Tatiana Kotova Tatiana Kotova Alexandra Mazur
Top 15
2006 Anna Litvinova
Top 20
Alexandra Mazur Yelena Vinogradova Yelena Salnikova
2005 Nataliya Nikolayeva Yulia Ivanova
Top 15
× Tatyana Yamova
Top 16
2004 Kseniya Kustova Tatyana Sidorchuk
Top 15
Nataliya Kolodeznikova
Top 15
2003 Olesya Bondarenko Svetlana Goreva Tatiana Chebotarevskaya
Top 12
2002 Oxana Fedorova
WINNER (Dethroned)
Anna Tatarintseva
Top 20
Kseniya Yefimtseva ×
2001 Oksana Kalandyrets
Top 10
Irina Kovalenko
Top 10
Tatiana Pavlova
2nd Runner-Up
Victoriya Bonnya
2000 Svetlana Goreva Anna Bodareva Svetlana Goreva
2nd Runner-Up
↑ No Pageant Held
(established in 2001 in Manila, Philippines)
1999 Alexandra Petrova Elena Yefimova Maria Tchebotkevitch
Top 15
1998 Anna Malova
Top 10
Tatiana Mokrushina ×
1997 Anna Baychik Liudmila Popova Victoriya Maloivan
1996 Ilmira Shamsutdinova
Top 6
Victoriya Tsapitsyna Yulia Ermolenko
1995 Yulia Alekseyeva Yelena Bazina ×
1994 Inna Zobova Anna Malova Yelena Gorbachova
1993 ↑ No Pageant Held
(established in 1952 in California,United States and then it was transferred in 1960 in Florida, United States. Russia sent their first delegate in 1994.)
Olga Sysoyeva Ilmira Shamsutdinova
1st Runner-Up
1992 Julia Kourotchkina
↑ No Pageant Held
(established in 1960 in California, United States and then it was transferred in 1968 in Tokyo, Japan. Russia sent their first delegate in 1993.)
↑ No Pageant Held
(established in 1951 in London, United Kingdom. Russia sent their first delegate in 1992.)

Name of Pageant Placements Best Result
Miss Universe 8 Winner Star*.svg (2002 Dethroned)
Miss World 13 Winner Star*.svg (1992 • 2008)
Miss International 10 1st Runner-Up (1993)
Miss Earth 8 1st Runner-Up (2010 Assumed)
Total 37 2 TITLES


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  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 Russia
  • Miss International Russia
  • Krasa Rossii (Miss Earth Russia)

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