Cloie Syquia Skarne, the half-sister of KC Concepcion was crowned as Miss Earth Sweden 2016. Skarne will be the Sweden’s representative to the upcoming Miss Earth 2016 pageant in October.
Cloie was crowned on Sunday, August 28, (Monday in Manila) in this year’s Miss Universe Sweden pageant held at the Caf Opera in Stockholm, Sweden.
In an Instagram post on Monday, Cloie thanked all her supporters: “I’m Miss Earth Sweden 2016! Thank you to those who have supported me and believed in me. I would not have been who I am today without you.”
Being the Sweden’s representative, Cloie Syquia Skarne will face Miss Philippines Earth Imelda Schweighart.
Schweighart is eyeing a third straight victory for the country, as the Philippines had won Miss Earth thrice, including back-to-back wins from Angelia Ong (2015) and Jamie Herrell (2014).
Meanwhile, winning the Miss Universe Sweden crown this year is Ida Ovmar, who will compete in next year’s pageant set in the Philippines.The country’s representative, Maxine Medina, is hoping to follow in the footsteps of her predecessor, Pia Wurtzbach, who is the reigning Miss Universe.
Further, Chloie Syquia Skarne is the daughter of actor Gabby Concepcion and model Jenny Syquia. She adopted the surname of her stepfather, Filip Skarne.
In support to her half-sister, KC posted a short message on her Twitter: