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Miss Earth 2022 is Mina Soo Choi, the first Korean winner

Korea’s Mina Soo Choi beat out more than 80 other contestants to win the title of Miss Earth 2022 in an amazing competition held on Tuesday, November 29 at Cove Manila, Okada Manila, Philippines.

The 23-year-old communications student succeeded Destiny Wagner of Belize to become her country’s first Miss Universe. She also took home three gold medals for the swimwear, beachwear and maxi dress competitions and a bronze medal for the resort wear.

Australian Sheridan Mortlock, Palestinian Nadine Ayoub and Colombian Andrea Aguilera took home the titles of Miss Earth – Air, Water and Fire.

The first eight were the Belgian Daphne Neville, the Dutch Meryl Hendricksen, the Puerto Rican Paulina Aviles and the Zimbabwean Sakhil Dube, while the Brazilian Jessica Pedroso, the Cuban Sheila Ravelo, the Nigerian Esther Ajayi and the Portuguese Maria Rosado. first 12

Rounding out the top 20 were Anika Heralica of the Czech Republic, Huyot Casa of Ethiopia, Alana Larkin of Ireland, Diana Andimba of Namibia, Lily Sodal of Norway, Jenny Ramp of the Philippines, Lee Prestik of Slovenia and Tac Thu Thao of the Vietnam. .

This year’s ME Loves Fauna themed pageant celebrated the 22nd edition of the Miss Earth pageant and came after two virtual editions in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The show was hosted by television host and robot journalist James Deakin with former Miss Earth pageant winners Angelia Ong, Karen Ipasco and Nellys Pimentel as co-hosts.

Born in Sydney, Australia, Miss New Earth also spent her childhood in Canada, the United States, China and Korea. She said in her autobiography of Miss Earth.

The carbon-reduction and green lifestyle advocate is proud of her roots and described Koreans as competitive and hard workers. He said, “We always challenge ourselves, we always criticize ourselves, but always to improve ourselves. I love that people in our country are proud to be Korean wherever we are. I am happy to have moments where everyone gets to know our people, the our culture and our country, Korea.”

Meet the new Miss Earth:

Photo: Miss Earth, Mina Sue Choi/Instagram

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