Binibining Pilipinas 2009

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Binibining Pilipinas 2009
Date 7 March 2009
Presenters Paolo Bediones, Iza Calzado
Venue Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines
Broadcaster GMA Network(local), GMA Pinoy TV(international)
Entrants 24
Winner Bianca Manalo[1]
Manila, Metro Manila

Binibining Pilipinas 2009 (Miss Philippines 2009), is the 46th annual Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. (BPCI), a beauty pageant in the Philippines. The grand coronation night took place on March 7 at the Araneta Coliseum, and was broadcast by GMA Network and GMA's international channel, GMA Pinoy TV. Only 23 ladies competed for the 3 major crowns due to the disqualification of one candidate.

The pageant was hosted by Paolo Bediones for the eleventh and final time and Iza Calzado together with the pageant's correspondent, Carlene Aguilar, a former Binibining Pilipinas-WORLD. With special guests, Aljur Abrenica, JC Tiuseco, Chris Cayzer, Dingdong Dantes and Philippine Military Academy Choir.

Patricia Fernandez, Bb. Pilipinas-International 2008, crowned Melody Gersbach as her successor to represent Philippines to the Miss International 2009 pageant in Macau, People's Republic of China. Jennifer Barrientos, Bb. Pilipinas-Universe 2008, relinquished her title to Bianca Manalo who will compete for the title of Miss Universe 2009 in Nassau, Bahamas on 23 August 2009, while Bb. Pilipinas-World Danielle Castano passed her crown on to Marie-Ann Umali, who will represent the country in the Miss World 2009 in Johannesburg, South Africa.



Final results Contestant
Binibining Pilipinas Universe 2009

Pamela Bianca Manalo

Binibining Pilipinas World 2009

Marie-Ann Umali

Binibining Pilipinas International 2009

Melody Gersbach

1st Runner-up

Richell Angalot

2nd Runner-up

Regina Hahn

Top 10 Finalists
  • #01 Vanessa Johnson
  • #9 April Love Jordan
  • #23 Barbara Salvador
  • #22 Priscilla Mae Honorio
  • #05 Diana Arevalo

Special Awards[edit]

Major Awards[edit]

Special Award # Candidate
Miss Photogenic 17 Marie-Ann Umali
Miss Talent 3 Richell Angalot
Miss Friendship 4 Gizelle Jasmin Rivamonte
Best In Swimsuit 15 Pamela Bianca Manalo
Best In Long Gown 17 Marie-Ann Umali


Sponsor Award # Candidate
Miss Natasha 15 Pamela Bianca Manalo
Miss Natasha Beauty 3 Richell Angalot
Miss Philippine Airlines 15 Pamela Bianca Manalo
Miss Salsa Jeans 22 Priscilla Mae Honorio
Shopper's Choice Award 3 Richell Angalot
Manila Bulletin Reader's Choice Award 15 Pamela Bianca Manalo


# Contestant, Age, Ht. Place Of Birth Current Province
1 Vanessa Balajadia Johnson, 21, 5'5" California Metro Manila
2 Carisheila May Bundang Kuijpers, 21, 5'6" Olongapo City Metro Manila
3 Richell Pacaldo Angalot, 20, 5'6" Tagbilaran City Bohol
4 Gizelle Jasmin Renes Rivamonte, 23, 5'6" Quezon City Metro Manila
5 Diana Buquid Arevalo, 20, 5'7" Batangas City Oriental Mindoro
6 Maria Paula Bianca Clamor Paz, 20, 5'7" Baguio City United States
7 Mary Jane delos Santos dela Cruz, 22, 5'7" Bulacan Bulacan
8 Cheryl Villegas Oliveros, 24, 5'7" San Carlos City Pangasinan
9 April Love Antolo Jordan, 20, 5'8" Manila Metro Manila
10 Priscilla Mae Barredo Navidad, 18, 5'8" Davao City Davao Region
11 Regina Brosas Hahn, 26, 5'8.5" Manila Metro Manila
12 Jaysel Morelos Arrozal, 18, 5'10" Valenzuela City Metro Manila
13 Sandra Inez Suravilla Seifert, 24, 5'9" Taipei, Taiwan Bacolod City
14 Keann Alonzo Mallari, 22, 5'9" Angeles City Pampanga
15 Pamela Bianca Ramos Manalo, 22, 5'10" Manila Metro Manila
16 Mary Tiffany Jones, 17, 5'8" Makati City Metro Manila
17 Marie-Ann Bonquin Umali, 22, 5'7" Batangas City Batangas
18 Marie Loraine Domingo de Guzman, 21, 5'7" Marikina City Metro Manila
19 Stephanie Rose Basubas Señires, 23, 5'6" Cebu City Cebu
20 Melody Adelheid Manuel Gersbach, 23, 5'6" Germany Albay
21 Hazel Sutch, 19, 5'6" United Kingdom Metro Manila
22 Priscilla Mae Sy Honorio, 21, 5'6" Cebu City Maasin City
23 Barbara dela Rosa Salvador, 22, 5'6" Quezon City Metro Manila
24 Abigail Lesley Grivas Cruz, 24, 5'5" Quezon City Metro Manila

Disqualified and withdrawal[edit]

Status # Contestant Age Height Hometown Reason
Disqualified 13 Sandra Inez Seifert 25 5'9" Bacolod City Endorsement contracts conflicting with pageant sponsors

Repeaters and Crossovers from Major National Pageants prior to this date[edit]

Post-Pageant Notes[edit]

  • Bb. Pilipinas Universe 2009, Pamela Bianca Manalo competed at Miss Universe 2009 but failed to place.
  • Bb. Pilipinas World 2009, Marie-Ann Umali competed at Miss World 2009 but failed to place.
  • Bb. Pilipinas International 2009, Melody Adelheid Gersbach competed at Miss International 2009 and placed in the Top 15. On August 21, 2010 Gersbach died in a car accident.

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