Sarah Bona crowned as Miss Nature Intercontinental 2017

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines kicked off its pageant campaign with a promising start as Sarah Christine Bona was crowned Miss Nature Intercontinental 2017. The pageant was held in Szczecin, Poland from September 4 to 9.

Sarah's court includes Slovakia's Júlia Kokoruďová as first runner-up and Bulgaria's Miglena Nikolova as second runner-up.

The top 6 included candidates from Poland, USA, and Belarus.

Sarah is a former Binibining Pilipinas candidate who competed in 2016. She also took part in the Miss Asean Friendship 2017 contest.

According to its website, the Miss Nature Intercontinental's project aims to "promote healthy living, ecology and ecological awareness." – Rappler.com