19-year-old Eleonora Masalab was the winner of Miss Ukraine Universe 2008 pageant took place at the Alta Expo in Kiev last February 21, 2008. She was the first runner-up in 18th Miss Model of the World 2005-2006 in Shenzhen, China. She also competed in Miss Ukraine 2007 in April last year. She stands 178 cm and will represent Ukraine in Miss Universe 2008 on July 15th in Nha Trang, Vietnam. The pageant has three major events, the first was meeting, the second – going out in swimsuits and the last one – an intellectual contest and judged by Naomi Campbell, Oleksandra Nikolayenko, Larisa Udovichenko, Phil Raffin and Ukrainian actor Vladimir Goryanskiy. This jury is considered to be the most objective for the whole history of the contest held in Ukraine. The winner was crowned my last year's winner Luydmyla Bikmulina who made semi-finalist at Miss Universe 2007 in Mexico.