Miss Ukraine Universe
Miss Ukraine Universe (Ukrainian: Міс Україна Всесвіт) is a Beauty pageant that began in 2006, after the Miss Ukraine Organization lost the franchise to Oleksandra Nikolayenko. The winner of the pageant represents Ukraine at the Miss Universe contest. Historically, Ukraine was represented at Miss Universe by the winner or Runner-up of the Miss Ukraine pageant.
Oleksandra Nikolayenko was invited by Donald Trump to Judge at Miss Universe 2005. Natalie Glebova, Miss Universe 2005 was invited by Oleksandra to visit Ukraine to promote Miss Ukraine Universe contest in 2006. The first edition of the contest was won by Inna Tsymbalyuk.
In April 2016 he owner of “Miss Uлraine Universe” Oleksandra Ruffin has sold the pageant. A foreign-owned international company became the new owner of the “Miss Ukraine Universe” pageant. Both parties stayed satisfied with the results of the agreement. Anna Filimonova is a Pageant Director and holder of the license to conduct “Miss Ukraine Universe” in Ukraine.
- Color key
- Declared as Winner
- Ended as runner-up
- Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
The winner of Miss Ukraine Universe represents her country at the Miss Universe. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent.
|Year||Miss Ukraine Universe||Town||Placement||Special Awards||Notes|
|2014||Diana Harkusha||Kharkiv||2nd Runner-up|
|2013||Olga Storozhenko||Vinnytsia||Top 10|
|2011||Olesya Stefanko||Odessa||1st Runner-up|
|2010||Anna Poslavska||Kherson||3rd Runner-up|
|2009||Hrystyna Kots-Hotlib||Donetsk||Unplaced||Ukrainian Pop Singer|
|2007||Lyudmila Bikmullina||Kharkiv||Top 15|
|2006||Inna Tsymbalyuk||Chernivtsi||Top 20|
|2005||Juliya Chernyshova||Kiev||Unplaced||Appointed from Miss Ukraine 1st Runner-up|
|2004||Oleksandra Nikolayenko||Odessa||Unplaced||Miss Ukraine 2001|
|2003||Lilja Kopytova||Kiev||Unplaced||Appointed from Miss Ukraine 1st Runner-up|
|2002||Liliana Gorova||Kiev||Unplaced||Appointed from Miss Ukraine 1st Runner-up|
|2001||Yuliya Linova||Zaporizhia||Unplaced||Miss Ukraine 2000|
|1999||Zhanna Pikhulya||Kiev||Unplaced||Appointed from Miss Ukraine 1st Runner-up|
|1998||Olena Spirina||Kharkiv||Unplaced||Miss Ukraine 1998|
|1997||Natalia Nadtochey||Kiev||Unplaced||Appointed from Miss Ukraine 1st Runner-up|
|1996||Irina Borisova||Kiev||Unplaced||Appointed from Miss Ukraine 1st Runner-up|
|1995||Irina Chernomaz||Kiev||Unplaced||Appointed from Miss Ukraine 1st Runner-up|
|Kiev||9||1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2015, 2016|
|Kharkiv Oblast||5||1998, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2014|
|Odessa Oblast||2||2004, 2011|
|Donetsk Oblast||2000, 2009|
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