Yaroslava Kuryacha from Vinnytsya was elected Miss Ukraine 2011 during a final show held on September 11 at the Ukrayina Art Center. Yaroslava is 19 years old and stands 1.76.
Yaroslava is a student of choreography department of the National Academy of Culture and Arts in Kyiv.
She was 2rd runner up at Ford Supermodel of the World – Ukraine in 2009.
Among the panel of judges were Sofia Rudieva, world famous boxer Volodymyr Klitchko, football players Youri Djorkaeff and Marcel Desailly, Jean-Caude Van Damm, Paris Hilton and Rosanna Davidson, Miss World 2003.
Yaroslava Kuryacha was never a favourite among the pageant observes. It is interesting to note that she wasn’t a winner of the local contest but was selected to take part in the Miss Ukraine pageant by the organisers.
The new Miss Ukraine will compete in Miss World 2011, in London, on November 6.