Sunday, 11th November saw IndiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s aspiring doctor Pooja Chitgopekar, crowned Miss Earth-Air in Manila. Pooja who is all of 22 years old is a MBBS student.
Twenty-two year old Jessica Trisko from Canada beat 87 contestants to win the crown at the 2007 Miss Earth pageant. First runner-up Ã¢â‚¬Å“Miss AirÃ¢â‚¬Â was Pooja Chitgopekar from India and second runner-up Ã¢â‚¬Å“Miss WaterÃ¢â‚¬Â was Silvana Santaella from Venezuela. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Miss FireÃ¢â‚¬Â was presented to Angela Gomez Duran from Spain.
Trained in jazz ballet and piano, Pooja also enjoys yoga, swimming, reading, traveling and playing tennis.Ã‚Â On her big night, PoojaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s parents were there in the audience to lend moral support.