Roxanne Allison "Roxie" Agnaonao Baeyens, 23, of the Philippines was crowned Miss Earth-Water 2020. The Igorota beauty from Besao, Mountain Province almost won Miss Earth 2020 in a historic event on November 29, 2020, held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The reigning Miss Earth 2019 Nellys Pimentel, 23, of Puerto Rico crowned her successor through a virtual coronation night, aired on FOXlife and TV5. British journalist James Deakin, based in the Philippines, hosted the event.
Lindsey Coffey, 28, of the United States, won Miss Earth 2020. Miss Earth-Air 2020 Stephany Zreik, 24, of Venezuela, was the first runner-up, and 27-year-old Danish Miss Earth-Fire 2020 Michala Rubinstein took third place.
Miss Earth 2020 Judges:
- Hassan Eltigani Malik, Sudan, United Nations Industrial Development Organization president
- Iskandar Widjaja, a violinist from Germany and Indonesia
- Michael Ma, a restaurateur from Singapore
- Patricia Zavala, singer and television host from Venezuela
- Natalia Barulich, disc jockey, model, and singer from the United States
- Jewel May Lobaton, Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 1998 from the Philippines
Miss Earth 2020, the 20th edition of the international beauty pageant, officially started on September 21, 2020. This is the first time Miss Earth has been held online.
This year, there are 86 delegates vying for the title representing their respective countries for the national costume competition, nightgown competition, swimsuit competition, resort wear competition, sportswear competition, and talent competition. They are grouped into four continents: Africa; Asia and Oceania; Europe and America.
Team Miss Earth Philippines represented by Baguio City had been on their toes for months now for this competition even before the start on September 21.
Miss Earth Philippines wins 2 Awards in Pre-pageant Competition
In the recent Pre-Pageant competitions, held on November 24, the Philippine Miss Earth 2020 representative Roxanne "Roxie" Baeyens bagged 2 Golds, 1 Silver, and a bronze in the Asia and Oceania division.
- Best in Talent (dance category)
- Best in Long Gown
Congratulations to Roxanne Allison "Roxie" Agnaonao Baeyens, her parents, her team, the Philippines for this win! The Igorot community is celebrating with you on this historic win! Long live the Philippines!