MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Filipina Athena Imperial finished third place at the 2011 Miss Earth beauty pageant held on Saturday.
The 24-year-old native of Casiguran, Aurora was crowned Miss Water, which is equivalent to second runner-up.
Olga Alava from Ecuador was crowned Miss Earth 2011 by Miss Earth 2010 Nicole Faria of India.
Brazil’s Drielly Bennettone won Miss Air (first runner-up), while Venezuela’s Caroline Medina was named Miss Fire (third runner-up).
The coronation night was held at the University of the Philippines Theater in Diliman, Quezon City.
ABS-CBN Channel 2 will air the show nationwide on December 4 at 10:30 p.m.