Some of the Miss Earth 2009 candidates participated in the Badminton with the Press event sponsored by Yonex and Nesvita. The ladies (at least the ones who do not play the sport) were given quick tips on their swings, with the ones who regularly do badminton excelling in the fun games.
Getting quick tips on how to properly play badminton are: (L-R) ME Cuba Jamilette Gaxiola, ME Poland Izabela Wilczek, ME Israel Noy Mykhaylov, ME Guadeloupe Marie-Ange Seymour, ME Pakistan Ayesha Gilani, ME Dominican Republic Mariel Garcia, ME Japan Takada Tomomi, ME Latvia Diana Kubasova and ME Indonesia Nadine Zamira Sjarief.
(L-R) ME Spain Alejandra Echevarria, ME Colombia Alejandra Castillo Munera, ME Denmark Patrica Tjornelund, ME Cezch Republic Tereza Budkova, ME Cuba Jamilette Gaxiola and ME Dominican Republic Mariel Garcia
ME Australia Melinda Hefferman proved that she is the best in badminton among the ladies. She poses with representatives of Nesvita and Yonex.
ME Japan Takada Tomomi may not be the best shuttler in the group but she does have a killer smile.
Miss Earth 2009 ladies (Group 1) posing after the Badminton with the Press event.
Images above are courtesy of Melvin Sia of OPMB Worldwide Forums.
The Group 2 ladies of Miss Earth 2009 participated in a fitness event sponsored by Nesvita. They had a fun time doing some much-needed sweating and workout for their bodies, capped by body jam sessions where they did some fitness routines through dance as conducted by Fitness First trainers.
ME New Zealand Catherine Irving, ME Canada Lateesha Ector, ME Slovak Republic Lea Sindlerova and ME Amy Diaz dancing and exercising their hearts away.
Miss Earth 2009 Group 2 ladies posing with their fitness trainer.
Relaxing after their workout are ME Argentina Gisela Menossi, ME Panama Geraldine Higuera, ME USA Amy Diaz and ME Russia Xenia Podsevatkina.
Posing with their Nesvita cups and attires are ME Slovak Republic Lea Sindlerova, ME New Zealand Catherine Irving, ME Luxembourg Theodora Banica and ME South Sudan Aheu Deng Kudum.
ME Philippines Sandra Seifert in her workout get-up.
ME Turks & Caicos Alison Capron leading the fitness dance routines.
The beautiful ME Italy Luna Isabella Voce
Stretch those bodies, ladies!