Oleksandra Kucherenko Crowned Miss Ukraine 2016
Oleksandra Kucherenko was crowned as Miss Ukraine 2016 on September 2, 2016. Oleksandra Kucherenko succeeds Khrystyna Stoloka, Miss World Ukraine 2015 and will now represent Ukraine at Miss World 2016, hoping to be crowned by Mireia Lalaguna Royo of Spain.
During the same event, Alena Belova was crowned as Miss Earth Ukraine 2016, while Viktoria Kiosse was titled as Miss International Ukraine 2016.
Ukraine last placed at Miss World pageant in 2013 under the representation of Anna Zayachkivska, who was adjudged as Top 20 quarter-finalist. Since its participation, Ukraine is yet to win its first Miss World crown.