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Miss Earth 2019 is Nellys Pimentel from Puerto Rico

Miss Earth 2019 Nellys Pimentel from Puerto RicoNellys Pimentel, representing Puerto Rico, was crowned Miss Earth 2019 on Saturday, October 26 at Okada’s Cove Manila, Philippines. She succeeds last year’s winner from Vietnam, Nguyen Phuong Khanh.

The 22-year-old beauty beat 84 other delegates from around the world to win the first-ever Miss Earth title for her country. She was born and raised in San Juan and earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in marketing from the University of Puerto Rico.

Emanii Davis of USA, Klára Vavrušková of Czech Republic, and Alisa Manenok of Belarus were crowned Miss Earth – Air, Miss Earth – Water, and Miss Earth – Fire 2019, respectively.

The representatives from Chile (Fernanda Méndez Tapia), Netherlands (Nikki Prein), New Zealand (Tashan Kapene), Nigeria (Modupe Susan Garland), Poland (Krystyna Sokołowska) and Russia (Anna Baksheeva) completed the Top 10 finalists.

Colombia, England, Ghana, Guam, Guyana, Japan, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, and Thailand were the Top 20 finalists.

Last year’s Top 4 winners, Melanie Mader from Austria and Valeria Ayos from Colombia were also present to crown their successors.

The newly-crowned Miss Earth will now spend her year traveling and working for the cause of the Miss Earth organization which is to protect and preserve our planet.

This year’s floral-themed competition is the 19th edition of the Miss Earth pageant. The event was again hosted by Filipino-British television host James Deakin while Grammy Award-nominated singer, Shontelle, was a guest performer as well as part of the judging panel.

FINAL RESULTS

Miss Earth 2019: Puerto Rico – Nellys Pimentel

Miss Earth – Air 2019: United States – Emanii Davis

Miss Earth – Water 2019: Czech Republic – Klára Vavrušková

Miss Earth – Fire 2019: Belarus – Alisa Manyonok

Top 10

Chile – Fernanda Méndez Tapia

Netherlands – Nikki Prein

New Zealand – Tashan Kapene

Nigeria – Modupe Susan Garland

Poland – Krystyna Sokołowska

Russia – Anna Baksheeva

Top 20

Colombia – Yenny Carrillo

England – Stephanie Wyatt

Ghana – Abena Appiah

Guam – Cydney Shey Folsom

Guyana – Faydeha King

Japan – Yuka Itoku

Philippines – Janelle Tee

Portugal – Bruna Silva

Spain – Sonia Hernández Romeo

Thailand – Teeyapar Sretsirisuvarna

Miss Earth 2019 Nellys Pimentel

Photos: Miss Earth