Manila, Dec 7: Venezuela’s Alyz Henrich was Saturday crowned Miss Earth 2013. The runners-up are Miss Austria, who was crowned Miss Air, Miss Thailand won the Miss Water title and Miss Fire went to Miss Korea.
Henrich defeated 88 contestants including Miss India Sobhita Dhulipala, who couldn’t even make it to top 16 at the 13th edition of the pageant held at Versailles Palace in Alabang.
This is the second time the title has been given to a beauty from Venezuela. Alexandra Braun had won the pageant in 2005.
Miss Earth 2012 Tereza FajksovÃ¡ from Czech Republic crowned Henrich. Made of recycled precious metals and more, the crown was designed by environmentalist and jewelry designer Ramona Haar.