Miss Russia 2012 is Elizaveta Golovanova, 18, from Smolensk. She is 1.78 m-tall. The new Miss Russia received the sash from the hands of Ivian Sarcos, Miss World 2011, who was a special guest at the pageant’s 20th anniversary edition. The new was crowned by Miss Russia 2011 and Miss World quarter-finalist Natalya Gantimurova. The new Russian beauty queen will wear the crown worth USD 1-million during her year of reign, and will represent her country in Miss World 2012, in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China, on August 18, and perhaps in Miss Universe, in December.