Philippines wins Miss Earth 2017
Karen Ibasco from the Philippines was named Miss Earth 2017 during the coronation night on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The pageant was held at the Mall of Asia Arena, hosted by James Deakin.
In another first in the history of any major international pageant, the Philippines wins its third Miss Earth crown in just a span of four years, making it the undisputed country in the annual pageant by having four wins in total. Karen Ibasco (26) who is a medical physicist by profession and a true-blooded beauty and brains, bested 84 other hopefuls at the jampacked SM Mall of Asia Arena, Saturday night. She inherited the crown from past winner Katherine Espin of Ecuador. #MissEarth2017 #MissEarth #KarenIbasco #Philippines
The 26-year-old Filipino-Chinese bested 84 other candidates from around the globe. She succeeded 2016 winner Katherine Espin of Ecuador.
Karen was the fourth Philippine representative to win the Miss Earth crown. Karla Paula Henry won the title in 2008, Jamie Herrell in 2014, and Angelia Ong in 2015.
Miss Earth 2017 results:
Miss Earth 2017 – PHILIPPINES, Karen Ibasco
Miss Earth Air 2017 – AUSTRALIA, Nina Robertson
Miss Earth Fire 2017 – RUSSIA, Lada Akimova
Miss Earth Water 2017 – COLOMBIA, Juliana Franco
THAILAND, Paweensuda Drouin
VENEZUELA, Ninoska Vasquez
CZECH REPUBLIC, Iva Uchytilova
NETHERLANDS, Faith Landman
USA, Andreia Gibau
TONGA, Diamond Langi
ANGOLA, Ermelinda de Matos
GUATEMALA, Maria José Castañeda
VIETNAM, Le Thi Ha Thu
SWITZERLAND, Sarah Laura Peyrel
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA, Lela Karagic
CAMEROON, Angele Kossinda