Olga Alava from Ecuador was crowned Miss Earth 2011 on December 3rd 2011 at the finale of the pageant held in the Philippines. With the tittle, Olga Alava helped Ecuador bag the 2nd crown for the year 2011. Driely Bennettone of Brazil, Caroline Medina of Venezuela and Athena Imperial of the Philippines were the runners-up.
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Olga Alava from Ecuador was crowned Miss Earth 2011
Miss Brazil Drielly Bennettone was first runner-up and won the honorary title of Miss Earth-Air 2011, Miss Philippines Athena Mae Imperial was third to take home Miss Earth-Water 2011 title and Caroline Medina of Venezuela who was awarded as Miss Earth-Fire 2011 came in fourth. The winner of Miss Earth 2011, Olga Alava will receive a cash award of $20,000 along with other prizes, and will become the spokeswoman for the Miss Earth Foundation and the United Nations Environment Program.
Finalists were Casandra Becerra of Mexico, Nina Astrakhantseva of Crimea, Aleksandra Kovacevic of Bosnia & Herzegovina and Thandi Muringa of Zimbabwe.
The rest of the 16 semi-fnals were Rebecca Kim Lekse of Slovenia, Kristina Oparina of Ukraine, Tomoko Maeda of Japan, Nicole Huber of Paraguay, Susana Nogueira of Portugal, Renate Cerljen of Sweden, Cherry Liu of Chinese Taipei and Niratcha Tungtisanont of Thailand.