- Sofya Andreevna Rudieva
- Born November 15, 1990
- Age 18
- Birth Place : Saint Petersburg, Soviet Union
- Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
- Eye color: Grey
- Hair color: Black
Controversial leaked nude scandal photos of her surfed around the world , shortly after her reign as Miss Russia . The beauty queen was not stripped of her title and now will be Russia’s representative to Miss Universe 2009.
Other women with similar photos competed in Miss Universe: Joyce Giraud placed 2nd run-up (Puerto Rico 1998), Helen Lindes (Spain 2000) placed 2nd run-up and Evelina Papantoniou (Greece 2001) placed 1st run-up. They all posed nude and controversies surrounded their participation.