Ksenia Sukhinova, who won the Miss Russia in December 2007, won the Miss World title for 2008, after beating 108 other beauties. The Nizhnevartovsk-born beauty queen was crowned the new Miss World at the finals in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has now become the second Russian contestant to win Miss World, the first being Julia Kourotchkina (1992). Ksenia Sukhinova also won Miss World 2008 Top Model competition and was the second runners-up in Miss World 2008 Beach Beauty Competition. Standing tall, with a height of (5”10’), she has brown hair and blue eyes.
Ksenia Sukhinova was born on 26th August 1987, in Nizhnevartovsk city of Russia. A model by profession, she entered the Miss Russia beauty pageant, held on 14th December 2007 in Moscow. She represented Tyumen and, beating 50 other contestants from all over Russia, went on to become Miss Russia 2007. Owing to her college work, she was unable to represent Russia at Miss Universe 2008, in which Vera Krasova, the 2nd runner-up, took her place. On 13th December 2008, she won the Miss World competition. A student till date, the 21-year old beauty is pursuing her engineering degree at present.