BARELY two weeks to go before Katherine Espin crowns the next Miss Earth. With pre-pageant activities unfolding day after day, new girls are emerging as forces to reckon with in the competition.
With two gold medals under her belt, Miss Puerto Rico Karla Victoria Aponte just sealed her “front-runner” status in the competition. The 19-year-old student is bringing sophistication to the competition. And her red dress during the long gown competition just screams “winner”. It won’t be a surprise if Karla wins the first Miss Earth crown for the Enchanted Island.
Not far behind is Vietnam’s Lê Thị Hà Thu. She is probably the most well-rounded delegate in this batch. She already won three medals so far (one gold and two bronzes), making her an unstoppable force in the competition. With her undeniable charm and popularity, this 25-year-old model and singer will surely bring Miss Earth to greater heights in case she wins it all.
Ninoska Vasquez just proved she is not Miss Venezuela for nothing. With back to back medals in swimsuit (silver) and resort wear (gold), this 25-year-old psychologist already cemented her spot as one of the best in the competition.
Completing our Top 4 for now is Miss Ecuador Lessie Giler. One of the freshest faces in the batch, this 18-year-old law student is slowly but surely climbing to the top. With a bronze medal and a number of sponsor awards, it won’t be suprising if she duplicates Espin’s win.
Check out the full list below:

1 Puerto Rico – Karla Victoria Aponte
2 Vietnam – Lê Thị Hà Thu
3 Venezuela – Ninoska Vasquez
4 Ecuador – Lessie Giler
5 Australia – Nina Robertson
6 Thailand – Paweensuda Drouin
7 Nigeria – Eucharia Akani
8 Mexico – Karen Bustos
9 Netherlands – Faith Landman
10 Colombia – Juliana Franco
11 Ukraine – Diana Mironenko
12 Ethiopia– Mekdalawit Mequanent
13 Tonga – Diamond Langi
14 Panama – Erika Parker
15 Poland – Dominika Szymańska
16 Wales – Sophie Bettridge
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17 Philippines – Karen Ibasco
18 USA – Andreia Gibau
19 Peru – Karen Rojas
20 Costa Rica – Fernanda Rodrìguez
The Miss Earth 2017 finals will take place on November 4 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Philippines. Follow updates in all of Missosology’s social media accounts. Missosology.Org



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