Nguyen Phuong Khanh was crowned Miss Earth 2018 at the finale in Manila on November 3 (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Nguyen Phuong Khanh from Vietnam was crowned Miss Earth 2018 at the finale on November 3 in Manila, the Philippines.

Khanh is the first Vietnamese to win the title.

Earlier in the competition, she won a gold medal for Asia & Oceania region in the national costume round and a silver medal in the swimsuit competition.

Born in 1994, the 1.71m tall beauty from Ben Tre province, weighs 51 kg, and measures 90-58-94. She is pursuing a degree in marketing at Curtin University, Singapore. Khanh will graduate in early 2019.

She was the second runner-up at the Miss Sea Vietnam Global 2018 held in Phu Quoc in April this year.

The Miss Earth is an annual international environmental-themed beauty pageant promoting environmental awareness. -VNA