Nizhny Novgorod crowned the most beautiful girl of the city. The "Miss Nizhny Novgorod" beauty pageant was won by Anastasia Klepneva, aged 19. The final stage of the contest with 12 girls participating took place in "Comedy" municipal theater.
Preparations for the contest continued for several months. The beauties of Nizhny Novgorod played football with professional athletes, took part in TV shoots and charity actions.
Diamonds became the theme of this year's pageant. The finalists presented four numbers and posed in nightgowns and swimsuits. They also demonstrated their dancing and intellectual skills.
Title "Miss Nizhny Novgorod Governorate" was awarded to Ksenia Kuryleva, 21, from the town of Dzerzhinsk.
The winner of the contest, Anastasia Klepneva, received the crown of 700 jewels, including diamonds. Now Anastasia will take part in "Russia's Beauty" pageant, at which she will represent the Nizhny Novgorod region.
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