Elena Vervekina was crowned as the winner of Miss BRICS International 2018. This was the first ever edition of the pageant which was held at Taj Diplomatic hotel in Delhi. Elena represented Russia in the contest and she battled out 12 other contestants to claim the title.
At the same event, Swati Nanda from India was crowned as 1st runner-up while Ava Safai from Iran crowned as the second runner-up at the event. Elena is a PhD student in Russia and has visited more than 28 countries across the globe. She also loves singing in her part time.