Anastasia Kostenko – Russian Beauty
Yulia Alipova the winner of Miss Russia 2014 title will not represent the country in the Miss World 2014 contest in London.
20-year-old Anastasia Kostenko, second Vice-Miss Russia 2014, will go to the United Kingdom in November instead of the most beautiful Russian girl Yulia Alipova.
Anastasia was born in Salsk, Rostov region. She is professionally engaged in choreography and graduated from Rostov College of Arts. Now she lives in Moscow and studies at the Russian Peoples’ Friendship University, Faculty of Journalism. Famous Russian designer Igor Chapurin sews a dress special for Miss World beauty pageant.
Why won’t the winner of the national beauty contest go to London?
As a rule, Miss Russia winner takes part in two most prestigious international competitions – the Miss World and Miss Universe. But this year, the time gap between the two events is quite small. Final of Miss World will be held on December 14, 2014 in London and the final of Miss Universe on January 25, 2015 in Doral, Florida, United States.
And 24-year-old Russian Beauty Queen won’t be able to prepare for both of them. And she has chosen to compete in Miss Universe.
It’s funny but Miss World and Miss Universe have no relation to each other. The first one is one of the oldest beauty contests in the world conducted by Miss World Organisation. The first contest was held in the UK in 1951. It was a bikini show, which eventually turned into a large-scale show, already in 1959 the final of the pageant was on British TV and in 60-70s the program attracted the attention of the greatest number of viewers.
In 2008, Russian woman Ksenia Sukhinova won the Miss World title.
Miss Universe is a prestigious event, which conducted by Miss Universe Organization. For the first time the show was held in 1952 in the US. In 1996 tycoon Donald Trump bought Miss Universe Organization. Now it is a joint venture of Donald Trump and NBC studio.
In 2002, Russian beauty Oksana Fedorova won Miss Universe title.
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