Ksenia Sukhinova's birth name was Ksenia Vladimirovna Sukhinova. Ksenia Sukhinova born on August 26, 1987 in SFSR, Soviet Union. She is a Russian beauty queen who won the Miss Russia 2007 and Miss World 2008 pageants.
Ksenia Sukhinova lives in Tyumen, Siberia, where she is a fifth-year student at the Tyumen State Oil and Gas University, studying cybernetic systems. She has an excellent academic record; according to the university's deputy president Veronika Yefremova the discipline is very difficult, "but Sukhinova's grades are all A's and B's."
Sukhinova won the 2007 Miss Russia pageant on December 14, 2007 in Moscow, where she represented Tyumen. She surpassed 50 other contestants from all over Russia. She was unable to represent Russia at Miss Universe 2008 due to her college work, so her 2nd runner-up, Vera Krasova, replaced her in the pageant. Vera placed as the 3rd runner-up to Venezuela's Dayana Mendoza.
She was the Miss World 2008 Beach Beauty competition second runner-up, placing after Miss Mexico who was the eventual winner, and Miss South Africa, the first runner-up. She won the Miss World Top Model competition on December 3, 2008. Both her placements at the two first fast track competitions remind Zhang Zilin's successes at Miss World 2007.
On December 13, Ksenia was crowned the new Miss World at the finals in Johannesburg, South Africa after beating 108 contenstants. The first runner up was India's Parvathy Omanakuttan and second runner up was Gabriel Walcott of Trinidad and Tobago. She is the second Russian contestant to win Miss World, the first was Julia Kourotchkina in 1992. The finale was watched by 1 billion viewers from 187 countries.
Ksenia Sukhinova Photo Gallery:
Miss World 2008 Ksenia Sukhinova
Ksenia Sukhinova - Miss World 2008
Miss World 2008 with 1st RU Miss India and 2nd RU Miss Trinidad & Tobago