In Nikolayev beginning with 2011 with a support of local TV-channels a Miss-Bikini project was organized again. It was oriented not at outer beauty of girls only, but a healthy and sporty way of life! Beginning with the first try-out the contest gained its popularity, and the whole city was following the development of participants in the course of the whole summer season.

The ‘Miss bikini Nikolayev’ beauty contest is not just a bright show where the chosen participants demonstrate their beauty while they fight for a desired crown, but also a popularization of a healthy and sporty way of life as well. All the contests’ participants are beautiful girls of the city from 17 to 25 who went through a strict selection and have exquisite modelling features. Eventually, 13 girls were fighting for ‘Miss Bikini Nikolaev.’

It is a reminder that Nikolayev girls have always been notable for their flawless figures and nice bodies and they proved it on beauty contests of various levels many times.

Well, a model from Nikolayev Diana Starkova won in a prestigious international beauty contest ‘Miss Bikini International’. In the final of the show that took place on Malta girls from 30 countries found themselves. However, judges decided that Diana’s figure was an ideal one – 90-60-90. Starkova got a crown of a winner, the title of ‘Miss Bikini Universe’, jewelry and valuable presents from sponsors, and also a contract for modelling work to the amount of $ 100,000. Diana is not a novice on such contests. In 1998 she won her first title ‘Miss Nikolayev.’ Two years later she won a victory in the national contest ‘Ukrainian Beauty 2000.’ Last year Starkova was called a ‘Model Ukraine of the Year.’ In March she conquered Russians and got a title of the 1st vice-miss on the ‘Miss Moscow Time-2013’ contest.