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  • 10
    Aug
    2016

    Meet Miss Universe Ukraine 2016

    Alena Spodynyuk, 18, is the youngest competitor ever to win the title of Miss Universe Ukraine in its ten-year-history.

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    She beat out 14 other girls and will now move forward to competing at the 2016 MISS UNIVERSE Competition.

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    Alena is an active handball player and plans to go to school to study journalism.

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    See the rest of her journey by checking back for more and following @MissUniverse on social media.


  • 10
    Aug
    2016

    Meet Miss Universe Russia 2016

    Lana Dobrovolskaya, 18, of Tyumen will compete for the title of Miss Universe in the upcoming competition.

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    Lana has been a ballroom dancer for over 12 years.  Lana is also fond of child psychology and an avid reader.  According to her, her biggest dream is to become a dance teacher and train champions.  The theme of this year’s Miss Russia competition was “space”, dedicated to the 55th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s first spaceflight.  She’s conquered space, now she will try to conquer the universe!

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    Keep up to date with all things Miss Universe by using the hashtag #MissUniverse on social media.


  • 9
    Aug
    2016

    Miss USA Named One of Glamour Mag’s Most Inspirational Women of 2016

    Be sure to check out the September issue of Glamour Magazine when it hits shelves.  Miss USA 2016, Deshauna Barber, was named one of Glamour Magazine’s Most Inspirational Women in America of 2016.

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    Check out what they have to say.

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    Join the conversation by using #MissUSA on social media.


  • 9
    Aug
    2016

    Meet Miss Universe Peru 2016

    Valeria Piazza is heading to the 2016 MISS UNIVERSE Competition for a chance to bring the crown home to Peru.  Valeria was crowned by Miss Universe herself, Pia Wurtzbach! Valeria is a model and actress.

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    You can catch her make a cameo in the upcoming Baywatch film starring Zac Efron.

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    Keep up to date with all things Miss Universe by using the hashtag #MissUniverse and checking back on the Miss U app!


  • 8
    Aug
    2016

    Meet Miss Universe Norway 2016

    Christina Waage, 21, will be heading to the 2016 MISS UNIVERSE Competition to represent Norway.  Christina loves dance, yoga, and hiking.  She says in an interview, “The best thing I know is to go hiking in the woods where it’s silent.”

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    Keep up to date with the 2016 MISS UNIVERSE Contestants by using the hashtag #MissUniverse

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    The last time Miss Universe was from Norway was in 1990, when Mona Grudt took the title.