Anastasia Strashevskaya, 18, from Novosibirsk vows to keep studying as she qualifies for casting for the Miss Russia pageant.
'Part of the money, I plan to spend on a gift for my parents and more I want to donate to children with cancer'. Picture: Anastasia Strashevskaya
The student from the Novosibirsk Institute of Law vows not to be distracted by modelling offers or sudden fame after her win in an online poll run by Miss Russia. 'I have wanted to be a lawyer since school and deliberately came to this institute,' she said. 'I will not leave it under any circumstances and in the future I want to engage in civil law.'
Anastasia won a $2,750 prize after beating 52 other contestants to be voted Miss Longest Legs, while another Siberian, Benazir Zhamalova, 20, also a student in Novosibirsk, won the title Miss Brunette in the internet poll.
Other categories were Miss Fire, Miss Bikini, Miss 90x60x90, Miss Sport, Miss Smile, and Miss Blonde.
'Part of the money, I plan to spend on a gift for my parents and more I want to donate to children with cancer'.
'I have wanted to be a lawyer since school and deliberately came to this institute; I will not leave it under any circumstances and in the future I want to engage in civil law'. Pictures here and below: Anastasia Strashevskaya
Between law lectures, Anastasia told The Siberian Times: 'This victory gave me a great joy, because I was dreaming about this. In fact, for me, it's like a dream. Right now I do not feel like a winner, nothing has changed, my life goes on'.
'My family is very proud of me! I just believed in my fairy tale and in my dream - and it happened.'
She explained: 'It was my decision to take part in this competition, but my friends supported me very much!' Anastasia's vital statistics - 83-59-86 cm, height 179 cm, weight 52 kg - and leg length 106 cm.
Yana Dobrovolskaya ate carrots and cottage cheese, then stretched herself on horizontal bars, to gain the height needed to enter pageant.
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