This year 50 ladies competed with each other to win the coveted crown. Oksana Fedorova, who was crowned as Miss Universe 2002, but was later dethroned, served as the jury member in the grand finale of Miss Russia 2016.
Yana succeeds Sofia Nikitchuk. As Miss Russia, Nikitchuk represented Russia at Miss World 2015, were she placed first runner-up on 19 December. Sofia’s first runner-up Vladislava Evtushenko competed at Miss Universe 2015 in Las Vegas but she failed to place.
Sofia Nikitchuk, Miss Russia 2015
Previously Russia has won three major international titles: Miss World 1992, Miss Universe 2002, who was later dethroned, and Miss World 2008.
Miss Russia 2016's Prizes
This year Russian Standard Bank will issue an Imperia Private Banking credit card with a cash prize of 3 million rubles for the winner of the contest. Also traditionally Miss Russia receives an exclusive crown made of white gold and decorated with diamonds and pearls. The crown is estimated at one million dollars.
Miss Russia 2016 Final Results
MISS RUSSIA 2016 IS Yana Dobrovolskaya - TYUMEN
1ST RU : Yuliana Korolkova - ORENBURG
2ND RU : Yulia Khoroshavina - KIROV
Chelyabinsk Oblast : Evgeniya Nikolayevskaya
Irkutsk Oblast - Daria Pershina
Krasnodar Krai - Maria Antonets
Moscow Oblast - Daria Kurdyukova
Rostov Oon Don - Alina Goncharova
Tatarstan - Dilyara Yalaltynova
Tuapse - Alina Toroshchina
Udmurtia - Polina Tensina
Yaroslavl - Anastasia Polkhova
Miss Russia 2016 TOP 3
Anapa - Elizaveta Goryunova
Bashkortostan - Gulnur Zinnatova
Dagestan - Albina Ildarova
Karelia - Tatiana Kizimova
Moscow - Valeria Deryagina
North Ossetia-Alania - Ekaterina Khachirova
Sverdlovsk Oblast - Elena Belkova
Sakha Republic Yakutia - Alexandra Pavlova