Paralympics participants are simple great persons!!! Each of them deserves medals for the personal achievements. Each of them is a hero.
These people will compete in Sochi 2014. Wish them good luck!
Irek Zaripov (30 years, biathlon, cross country skiing)
“I do not regret anything. Even if I could change something in my life, I would not do that. I am who I am, only because it happened to me"- says Irek.
Irek Zaripov is a four-time Paralympic champion.
Beauty contest "Miss Russia" is the most famous and prestigious competition.
National final of "Miss Russia 2014" contest was held at the Concert Hall "Barvikha Luxury Village" on March 1, 2014.
50 girls from all over the country fought for the prestigious title.
23 -year-old Yulia Alipova from Balakovo (Saratov region) was the best. She was awarded the title of "Miss Russia 2014". The winner received not only the title, but a cash prize (100 thousand dollars), the keys to a beautiful new car Huyndai Solaris, exclusive crown made of white gold with diamonds and pearls, as well as the chance to represent Russia at the "Miss World" and "Miss Universe” contests.
Konstantin Gayday is a known Novosibirsk designer and artist, famous for creating original hats.
According to designer fashion is an endless fabulous story, which is told every season by designers throughout the world.
A person should be purposeful, have a positive attitude toward the world, charm, audacity and courage to conquer the world of fashion.
Konstantin was born in 1978, in Novosibirsk.
When Kostya was eight years old, he made costumes inspired by bands Skid Row, Guns n Roses. At the age of 13 he made backpack with a huge marijuana leaf on it. In his twentieth Konstantin started making hats.
In 2001, he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture. While in Siberia Gayday made his first collection of hats and with a group of like-minded people created a magazine on fashion.
Maria Kozhevnikova is a Russian actress, member of Putin’s United Russia party, she represents Siberian city Tomsk in Russian parliament.
Kozhevnikova, star of the television series “Univer”, was Russian Playboy’s front-page girl in 2009 and was voted the country’s sexiest woman by Maxim magazine.
Maria was born on November 14, 1984 in Moscow in the family of a Soviet ice hockey player Alexander Kozhevnikov, two-time Olympic champion and Merited Master of Sports. Mother of the future actress and politician worked as an English teacher.
Yulia Volkova is a Russian singer, ex-soloist of the pop group "t.A.T.u."
Volkova was born on February 20, 1985 in Moscow. 7-year-old girl in parallel with the secondary school entered the children's music school. She performed as a part of children's vocal - instrumental ensemble “Neposedy”. It was during her time in “Neposedy” that Yulia first met Lena Katina. When Yulia was a school girl she starred in the children's newsreel "Jumble".
In 1999, Volkova and Elena Katina became two halves of the scandalous and often controversial duo “t.A.T.u.”, created by Ivan Shapovalov and composer Alexander Voitinsky.
t.A.T.u.’s debut international single All The Things She Said, first released in 2002, was a worldwide hit. Their single All About Us topped the charts in Europe and went platinum. t.A.T.u. became the first group ever to get the IFPI Europe platinum award for the same album in two different languages.