Elmira Abdrazakova

Summary

Elmira Rafailovna Abdrazakova Russian: Эльмира Абдразакова; (born 7 October 1994 in Zhelezin District) is a Kazakh-Russian model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Russia 2013 and represented Russia at the Miss Universe 2013 and Miss World 2013 pageants.[1]

Elmira Abdrazakova
Elmira Abdrazakova portrait.jpg
Born (1994-10-07) 7 October 1994 (age 27)
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Beauty pageant titleholder
TitleMiss Russia 2013
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorGreen
Major
competition(s)
Miss Russia 2013
(Winner)
Miss World 2013
Miss Universe 2013
Websitehttp://www.elmiraabdrazakova.ru

Personal lifeEdit

Born to a Tatar father Rafail Abdrazakov and Russian mother Olga Pshenichnikova, Elmira was raised in Mezhdurechensk, Kemerovo Oblast.

Miss Russia 2013Edit

 
Elmira Abdrazakova wearing her Miss Russia sash in 2013.

Abdrazakova was crowned Miss Russia 2013 at the 21st edition of Miss Russia beauty pageant, held at the Concert Hall Barvikha Luxury Village in Moscow on 2 March 2013. She is 5 ft. 9 ins. (1.75 m) tall.[2] The Miss Russia 2013 final ceremony was televised on the NTV channel on 8 March 2013. The ceremony started with the hit song "Christmas Tree". She was an official representative of Russia at the world's two most prestigious beauty contests, Miss Universe and Miss World.[3]

She was of a victim of racial abuse due to her Tatar background. She closed her social network accounts after repeated abuse by trolls.[4]

Miss World 2013Edit

Elmira represented Russia at the Miss World 2013 pageant, held in Bali, Indonesia on 9 September 2013. She failed to place in the Top 20.

Miss Universe 2013Edit

Abdrazakova later represented Russia at the Miss Universe 2013 pageant in Moscow, Russia, her home country. She did not win that title.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Miss Russia 2013". english.ruvr.ru. 3 March 2013. Archived from the original on 6 March 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Members". missuniverse.com. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  3. ^ "The 2013 Miss Russia for Miss Universe and Miss World 2013". livewireworld.info. 3 March 2013.
  4. ^ "Miss Russia Elmira Abdrazakova faces Racial Abuse over her Nationality". Retrieved 19 October 2013.

External linksEdit

  • Miss Russia Official Website
  • The real life Cinderella: Russian Angelina Jolie
  • "'A Gypsy Woman Cannot Be the Face of Russia'" by Alsu Kurmasheva, The Atlantic magazine, 6 March 2013
Awards and achievements
Preceded by Miss Russia
2013
Succeeded by
Yulia Alipova