A resident of Udmurtia, 34-year-old Elena Maksimova became "Mrs. Universe 2022", the competition is held among married girls. For the first time in the history of the competition, a Russian woman received this title. The competition was held from January 30 to February 5 in Sofia. Participants from China, Thailand, Japan, India, Belarus and Ukraine also reached the final. Since 2007, the competition has been run by the Bulgarian company Mrs. universe ltd.
Maksimova was born in the village of Giya in the Udmurt Republic, now lives in Izhevsk. A little over a year ago, she became "Second Vice-Mrs. Russia-Universe."
“The competition at the competition was very tough - a record number of participants, and all of them deserve to win. It is a great honor for me to represent the country at such a serious competition. It is especially pleasant to be the first participant who brought victory to Russia, ”TASS quotes Maksimova.