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Destiny Wagner of Belize was crowned Miss Earth 2021 during the virtual pageant finals held Sunday, November 21.
She succeeded Lindsey Coffey of the United States, who won the title in 2020. Destiny bested over 80 other candidates in the competition to bring home the first Miss Earth title for Belize.
Following the announcement, Destiny shared how ecstatic she is to win the crown. “My country has never placed at Miss Earth before nor have we ever had an international crown,” she said.
“So right now, this is what we needed and I am happy to represent such a gorgeous country. I am overwhelmed right now with emotions. The words and the gratitude, it’s very hard to express. But I am thankful.”
The other placements are as follows:
- Miss Earth Air: Marisa Butler, Miss USA
- Miss Earth Water: Romina Denecken van der Veen, Chile
- Miss Earth Fire: Baitong Jareerat Pesom, Thailand
The Philippines’ Naelah Alshorbaji made it to the Top 8 of the Mis Earth 2021 competition. – Rappler.com