Yuliya Polyachihina crowned Miss Russia 2018

16 Apr 2018 | Angelique Reyes

Miss Russia 2018 concluded last night, and so did the reign of Miss Russia 2017 Polina Popova. The beauty queen her successor, in a ceremony that’s aw 50 aspirants from all over Russia, fight for the crown of Miss Russia 2018, and the chance to represent Russia in the Miss World 2018 pageant, where Manushi Chhillar will crown her successor.

18-year-old Yuliya Polyachihina, who was representing the Chuvash Republic, walked away with the coveted title, and the prizes that it brought along.

Yulia is an avid lover of fitness aerobics. In her childhood, she was a member of the national team of the Chuvash Republic. In addition to studying journalism at the Chuvash State University, she works as a model. In the future, she intends to pursue self-development in the field of the beauty industry. Yulia’s favourite book is "Flowers for Algernon" by Daniel Keaz. The title of the first vice-miss was awarded to Violetta Turkina from Belgorod, Natalya Stroeva from the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) became the second vice-miss.


Yuliya Polyachihina crowned Miss Russia 2018


On winning the Miss Russia 2018 competition, Yulia received a cash prize of three million rubles and a car in addition to the right to represent her country at the "Miss World" and "Miss Universe" competition. She already studies at journalism in the Chuvash State University, as mentioned before, Yulia also received a grant to study in any university in the country, in the prize package.

The ceremony was attended by Love Radio DJ Maxim Privalov and TV presenter and 2nd Runner-up Miss Russia 2007 Vera Krasova. In the jury there was miss world 2008 Xenia Sukinova ,; the author of the official calendar of the Paris Fashion Week, the costume designer Mariinsky, winner of two "golden mannequin" awards Igor Chaputin; the artist of the people of Russia Dmitry Malikov; the composer, producer, radio host, member of the Russian copyright council, Vladimir Matezkij and the director of the Bolshoi theater Denis Rodkin.