Natalia Gantimurova from Moscow is now officially the most beautiful woman in Russia. On March 5 in the concert hall Barvikha Luxury Village in Moscow she was named Miss Russia 2011. The lucky beauty will represent Russia in Miss Universe 2011 in Brazil. Meanwhile the first runner-up will represent Russia in Miss World 2011. Reportedly, the crown adorning the new Miss Russia’s head is count as the most expensive in the world. This white gold crown is decorated with 2,358 diamonds and 14 rare pearls, and estimated to be worth more than $1 million!
Along with the title and the crown, 19-year-old Natalia Gantimurova received a money prize of $100,000 and a grant from world’s leading university. Speaking about other winners, the title of first vice-miss went to Anastasia Mashukova from Krasnoyarsk.
Yana Dubnik from Novosibirsk was named second vice-miss.
Altogether there were 50 contestants, all of them previously have won their reginal beauty pageants. The contestants have arrived to Moscow a month ago to prepare for the the finale. Every day they been training for 6 hours. The best stylists, makeup artists, choreographers and fitness trainers have worked with the finalists.
Throughout the year, new Miss Russia will be engaged in a whirlwind of charitable, social and cultural projects that promote a healthy and successful lifestyle. Natalia already have decided to donate her price money to charity.
I dare to torture you no more and leave you to the pictures from the event.