Elmira Abdrazakova from Mezhdurechensk was crowned Miss Russia 2013 at the Concert Hall of the Barvikha Luxury Village in Moscow on March 2, 2013. Elmira is 18 years old and stands 1.75 m. She will represent Russia in the upcoming Miss World 2013 beauty pageant, scheduled to take place in Jakarta, Indonesia on September 28 and in Miss Universe 2013 pageant. Wenxia Yu, Miss World 2012, and Olivia Culpo, Miss Universe 2012 were present at the annual event.
Elmira Abdrazakova being crowned Miss Russia 2013
Elmira Abdrazakova from Mezhdurechensk was crowned Miss Russia 2013
Elmira is 18 years old and stands 1.75 m.
Elmira Abdrazakova from Mezhdurechensk performs on stage during the “Miss Russia” annual national beauty pageant at the Barvikha Luxury Village Concert Hall outside Moscow March 2, 2013.
Miss Russia 2013 Elmira Abdrazakova during the swimsuit presentation section
Together with the tittle of Miss Russia 2013, Elmira Abdrazakova receives 1 million USD and a car and the most valuable crown worth over a million dollars made from white Gold, Diamonds and Pearls.
The first runner-up was Anastasia Yazykova from Yaroslavl. The second runner-up was Irina Tumanova from the Republic of Kalmykia.
Miss Russia 2013 Top 10:
– Alina Buzolina from Tyumen (19,1.75).
– Alina Tsoi from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (21,1.77).
– Anastasia Yazykova (Yaroslavl) from Novokuznetsk (20, 1.76).
– Julia Pushkova from Ivanovo (18, 1.76).
– Margarita Maslyakova from Tyumen Region (18, 1.76).
– Irina Tumanova from the Republic of Kalmykia (18, 1.77).
– Valentina Rasulova from Rostov-on-Don (21, 1.76).
– Elmira Abdrazakova from Mezhdurechensk (18, 1.75).
– Alain Romaschenko from Moscow (22, 1.78).
– Elizabeth Kuznetsova from Moscow (20, 1.78).
Miss Russia 2013 Jury Panel: Wenxi Yu who is Miss World 2012 title winner; Olivia Culp who is Miss Universe 2012 title winner; Regina von Flemming who is a CEO of the publishing house Axel Springer Russia; Dmitriy Malikov who is a singer, composer and pianist; Valentin Yudashkin who is a designer and a national artist of Russia; Anastasia Myskina who is honored master of sports of the Tennis world champion and Arkady Novikov.
Hosts: Garik Martirosyan and Sergei Svetlakov.
The Miss Russia pageant has been running since 1992, however there was no Miss Russia 1994, 2000 or 2008. Since 2007, the winner of Miss Russia represents her country in both Miss Universe and Miss World. However, if she’s unable to participate, a runner-up is sent instead. Russia has won three major international titles: Miss World 1992, Miss Universe 2002, who was later dethroned, and Miss World 2008.
Almost 30,000 beauties from all over 83 regions of Russia attended preliminary auditions. Only 50 beauty contestants were selected for the Miss Russia 2013 finale which was televised on on the NTV channel on 8th March, 2013.