Miss Earth 2016
Candidates pose for photos during the Miss Earth 2016 press presentation in Manila, the Philippines, Oct. 11, 2016. 84 beauties from various countries and regions will vie for the Miss Earth 2016 crown which will be held on Oct. 29 in Manila.Xinhua/Rouelle Umali/IANS

With just less than a week remaining for the grand finale, the Miss Earth 2016 competition is getting tougher and tougher for the 84 contestants of the beauty pageants.

All the 84 contestants are giving their best in the sub-contest competitions so that they make it to the finale rounds. As of now, the winners of the Swimsuit competitions (Group 1 and Group 2), Talent competitions (Group 2 and Group 3) and Long Gown Competition (Group 3) have been announced on the official Facebook page of Miss Earth 2016.

Long Gown Competition (Group 1) was held on October 20 at Oakwood Premier, Pasig City in the Philippines, Talent Competitions (Group 2 and Group) were held on October 23 at Landbank Auditorium, Manila and Versailles Palace, Alabang, respectively, Swimsuit Competition (Group 1) was held on October 1 at Versailles Palace, Alabang and Swimsuit Competition (Group 2) was held on October 21 at Boracay.

The winners of sub-contest categories are as follows:

Talent Competition (Group 2)

Gold: Pakistan and Slovenia
Silver: Zimbabwe
Bronze: England

Talent Competition (Group 3)

Gold - Mongolia
Silver - Czech Republic
Bronze – Haiti

Swimsuit competition (Group 1)

Gold: Mexico
Silver: Brazil
Bronze: Croatia

Swimsuit competition (Group 2)

SILVER: Russia
BRONZE: Colombia

Long Gown Competition (Group 3)

Gold: Ecuador
Silver: Panama
Bronze: Singapore

Miss Earth 2016 started in October with 84 contestants from different countries arriving in the Philippines. The grand finale of the Miss Earth beauty pageant will be held on October 29 at MOA Arena in Pasay City. The winner of the Miss Earth 2016 will be announced on Saturday night, local time. Miss Earth 2015 Angelia Ong will crown the winner of this year's beauty pageant in a glittering ceremony.