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Regional Beauty Queens Vying for Miss Russia 2011

30. November 2010 by Michelle 0 Comments

As 2010 winds down, many Russian cities are finishing up their selections of which gorgeous Russian girls will represent them in the Miss Russia 2011 pageant. Who will succeed Irina Antonenko?

 

With so many stunning Russian women to choose from, the competition is fierce. Over 80 regions in Russia host local beauty contests where more than 100,000 ladies audition. They reward the winners with a chance at the country's largest and most prestigious pageant, which takes place early next year.

 

All of the contestants must be single and between the ages of 17 and 23, with high personal aspirations and in pursuit of a good education. This year's winner receives $100,000, plus a college scholarship and advertising contracts with popular brands.

 

Here are some of the ladies who have already achieved crowns in their hometowns and are now in the running for Miss Russia 2011. Which is your favorite?

 

Miss Rostov on Don - Anna Kochetkova

 

Miss Ekaterinberg - Nina Savelieva

 

Miss Tambov - Margarita Kurnosova

 

Miss Kuzbass - Ksenia Sapozhkova

 

Miss Mari El - Alina Kreklina

 

Miss St. Petersburg - Marina Nosova

 

Miss Chuvashia - Nadezhda Vasilieva

 

Miss Karelia - Regina Abakumova

 

Miss Moscow - Maria Dorokhina

 

Miss Stavropol - Ksenia Tolkacheva

 

Miss Tomsk - Evgeniya Afanasyeva

 

Miss Tula - Irina Klein

 

Miss Tver - Irina Pychkova

 

Miss Ulyanovsk - Daria Patkova

 

Miss Vladivostock - Margarita Kostenko

 

Miss Yakutia - Violetta Dyachkovskaya

 

Miss Yaroslavl - Yana Dan Chin-Yu

Photos: Missosology.com