Anna Neplyah was crowned Miss Ukraine Universe 2021 at the end of the finals held on October 15 at the Fairmont Grand Hotel in Kyiv. The 27-year-old beauty queen bested 14 other candidates to succeed Miss Ukraine Universe 2020 ELizaveta Yastremskaya. She will represent the nation at the 70th Miss Universe competition in Eilat, Israel in December.
“I want to become Miss Ukraine Universe to show by example to all the girls that everything is possible and everything is in our head. I want women to learn to love themselves and not deny their power in femininity,” Neplyah said in her Miss Ukraine Universe profile.
Hailing from the city of Dnipro, gained fame from being one of the brightest participants in the show ‘Bachelor Season 10’. She speaks Russian and English and considers the late American author Louise Hay as her role model. She went to Teatral’naya Shkola Sverkhzadacha in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Anna has studied land management and cadaster from the Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture in Kyiy.
Not newbie to pageantry, she was crowned Miss Intercontinental Ukraine 2021 and represented Ukraine at the Miss Intercontinental 2017 pageant but finished unplaced.
The 2021 Miss Ukraine Universe’s court includes
First runner-up – Victoria Apanasenko
Second runner-up – Nelya Popovich
Third runner-up – Sofia Dorchinets
Fourth runner-up – Yulia Semenikhina
Also crowned in the event were Miss Charm Ukraine 2021 Diana Dudka and Miss Eco International Ukraine 2021 Nelya Popovich.