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Miss Ecuador Katherine Espin is Miss Earth 2016

  • Miss Earth 2016, Katherine Espin, Angelia Ong, Ecuador
    Katherine Espin of Ecuador reacts shortly after being crowned Miss Earth 2016 by last year's winner Angelia Ong of the Philippines

    Katherine Espin impressed the judges in the final round of the Miss Earth pageant, which was staged at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City , she was chosen over 82 other aspirants after she invoked the environmental 5Rs— reduce, reuse, recycle, rethink and respect.

  • Miss Earth 2016, Katherine Espin, Angelia Ong, Ecuador
    Katherine Espin of Ecuador reacts shortly after being proclaimed Miss Earth 2016

    Espin’s victory was met with cheers from the mostly Filipino audience, who shifted their support to the other candidates when Miss Philippines Imelda Bautista Schweighart failed to advance to the semifinals.

  • Miss Earth 2016, Katherine Espin, Angelia Ong, Ecuador
    Winners for the Miss Earth 2016 pose for photographers following the grand coronation night

    Among the judges were Philippine National Police Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo and 2014 Miss Earth Jamie Herrell of the Philippines.

  • Miss Earth 2016, Katherine Espin, Angelia Ong, Ecuador
    Winners for the Miss Earth 2016 pose for photographers

    Espin’s Miss Earth victory is the second for her country, after Olga Alava who won in 2011.

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