24-year old Nazira Nurzhanova (photo) was crowned Miss Kyrgyzstan 2011 during an event held March 12th at the Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Bishkek, her hometown.
The 1.74 m beauty will represent the Central Asian country at the Miss World 2011 pageant in December. It is the first time Kyrgyzstan will be represented in this prestigious beauty pageant.
The 1st runner-up was Altyna Esentaeva, who will go to Miss Earth; and there was a tie for 2nd runner-up place: Assel Koychieva and Olga Sokolova. One of these two beauties will compete in Miss Intercontinental.