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.
A night before the scheduled Press Presentation and National Costume Competition of Miss Earth 2009, the ladies were treated to fine dining at Nuvo Bar and Restaurant in Greenbelt 3. Hosted by businessman/owner Louie Ysmael together with Carousel executives headed by President Ramon Monzon, more than half of the delegates showed up to enjoy an evening of good food, drinks and bonding.
Some of the ladies present were:
Miss Earth Latvia Diana Kubasova
Miss Earth Paraguay Gabriela Rejala
Miss Earth Poland Izabela Wilczek
Miss Earth Philippines Sandra Seifert
Miss Earth Slovak Republic Lea Sindlerova
Miss Earth Nigeria Modesta Alozie
Miss Earth Australia Melinda Hefferman
Miss Earth Japan Takada Tomomi
Miss Earth Wales Dominique Dyer
Miss Earth Israel Noy Mykhaylov
Miss Earth Turks & Caicos Alison Capron
Miss Earth USA Amy Diaz
Miss Earth Chinese-Taipei Chen Yi-Wen
Miss Earth Venezuela Jessica Barboza
All images are courtesy of Bruce Casanova of OPMB Worldwide Forums.