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Posted by kxmdxx25 pts Tuesday, November 29, 2022

South Korea's Mina Sue Choi is Miss Earth 2022

After South Korea's 20 years of participation in the Miss Earth competition, the country clinched its first major pageant victory when 24-year-old Mina Sue Choi was hailed as Miss Earth 2022.

Born in Sydney, Australia, Choi is a communications student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is the 2021 Miss Korea 1st runner-up (Sun) together with Kim Su-jin. Miss Korea typically sends their runner-ups in international pageants hence why Choi was chosen to be Miss Earth Korea 2022 while Kim was appointed as Miss International Korea 2022.

This serves as a historic win for the country after clinching Miss Supranational 2017 through Jenny Kim, who was the country's lone winner among BIG 5 pageants (Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International, Miss Earth, and Miss Supranational) before Choi's historic win.

Other placements of Korea in ME include Yoo Hye-mi (ME 2005 Top 16), Seo Seol-hee (ME 2008 Top 16), Park Ye-ju (ME 2009 Top 16), Kim Sa-ra (ME 2012 Top 16), Choi Song-yi (ME 2013 Fire/3rd runner-up), Shin Su-min (ME 2014 Top 16) and Lee Chae-yeung (ME 2016 Top 16).

Choi's court includes Australia's Sheridan Mortlock (Miss Earth 2022 Air), Palestine's Nadeen Ayoub (Miss Earth 2022 Water), and Colombia's Andrea Aguilera (Miss Earth 2022 Fire).

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2muchbias4many
2muchbias4many4,179 pts Tuesday, November 29, 2022 0
Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Congratulations to her! But, I guess I’ve been living under a rock because I have never heard of Miss Earth 🌎. Learned something else new today.😊

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amoy05
amoy051,674 pts Tuesday, November 29, 2022 0
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Congratulations! South Korea is really proud of you!

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