Miss Earth 2016: Challenge Event Winners Announced!
Miss Earth 2016, will be the 16th edition of the pageant, which is slated to be held on October 29, 2016 at the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City, Philippines. Over 84 countries and territories will compete for Miss Earth 2016 title with the theme, “Empowered to make a Change”. At the conclusion of the pageant, Angelia Ong from the Philippines will crown her successor.
As the competition is progressing towards the finale in all glory, let’s have a look at the challenge event winners of various rounds.
Darling of the Press
Emerging as the winner and bagging the gold medal at the press presentation were Katherine Espín of Ecuador and Imelda Schweighart from Philippines on a tie. Stephanie de Zorzi from Venezuela bagged the silver medal at the same, while Corrin Stellakis from United States of America walked away with the bronze medal.
Long Gown Competition
Aleksandra Cherepanová from Russia bagged the Best in Long Gown Award in Group 2 bagging the gold medal, followed by Denise Frigo from Italy bagging the silver medal. While Cloie Skarne from Sweden finished bagging the bronze medal.
Resort Wear Competition
Lyndl Kean from Australia won the gold medal in the Resort Wear Competition held under Group 1, while Alena Belová from Ukraine bagged the silver medal followed by Itzel Paola Astudillo from Mexico winning the bronze medal.
In Group 2, Carole Kahwagi from Lebanon won the gold medal, followed by Roshni Khatri from Nepal at the second place and Aleksandra Cherepanová from Russia at the third place.
In Group 3, Katherine Espín from Ecuador claimed the gold medal, Valeria Barrios from Uruguay bagged the silver medal while Stephanie de Zorzi from Venezuela settled for the bronze medal.
In the Group 1, Allanah Herman-Edgar from Cook Islands bagged the gold medal followed by Nguyễn Thị Lệ Nam Em from Vietnam finishing up for the silver medal and Clover Zhu from Macau SAR China for the bronze medal.
Miss Earth Hannah’s Beach Resort
A special mini-pageant was held on October 8, 2016 at Hannah’s Beach Resort and Convention Center, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte. Ten selected candidates competed in evening gown competition, swimsuit competition and question and answer portion.
Miss Earth-Hannah’s 2016 -Ecuador – Katherine Espín
1st Runner-Up- USA – Corrin Stellakis
2nd Runner-Up- Philippines – Imelda Schweighart
Best in Swimsuit-USA – Corrin Stellakis
Best in Long Gown- Ecuador – Katherine Espín
Colombia – Michelle Gómez
Guadeloupe – Méghan Monrose
Korea – Chae-Yeung Lee
Mexico – Itzel Paola Astudillo
New Zealand – Janelle Nicholas-Wright
Suriname – Svetoisckia Brunswijk
Vietnam – Nguyễn Thị Lệ Nam Em
Miss Boardwalk- Colombia – Michelle Gómez
Marco Polo: Star of the Night- Ecuador – Katherine Espín
Miss Phoenix Petroleum- Ecuador – Katherine Espín
Miss Bulusan- Macau SAR, China – Clover Zhu
Miss Irosin- Mexico – Itzel Paola Astudillo
Miss Prieto Diaz – Northern Ireland – Julieann McStravick
2016 Miss Earth-Barcelona- Bosnia & Herzegovina – Bruna Zanardo
Best in Long Gown- Northern Ireland – Julieann McStravick
Best in Production Number- Mexico – Itzel Paola Astudillo
Who do you think will be crowned as next Miss Earth? Do share your opinions in the comment section! 🙂