Filipa Borroso is Miss World Portugal 2017
Filipa Borroso was crowned as Miss Portuguesa 2017 on July 29, 2017 at Mosteiro da Batalha. She succeeds Miss World Portugal 2016, Cristiana Viana and will now represent Portugal at the Miss World 2017 pageant slated to be held in Sanya, China on November 18, 2017.
During the coronation gala, Vanessa Ribeiro was titled as the first runner up and Priscila Alves was adjudged as the second runner-up. At the same event, the Miss Portuguesa Organization announced the representatives to three international pageants. Diana Santos was crowned as Miss Grand Portugal and will now represent Portugal at the Miss Grand International 2017. Priscila Alves was titled as Miss Supranational Portugal and will now represent Portugal at Miss Supranational 2017. Ana Marques was crowned as Miss International Portugal and will now represent Portugal at Miss International 2017.
Portugal has never won a Miss World crown in the history since it began participating at the said pageant. Melanie Vicente was the last Portuguese woman to place at Miss World pageant, she placed as a Top 30 finalist at Miss World 2012. The highest placement of Portugal at Miss World was in 1971 when Ana Paula de Almeida was titled as the second runner-up.
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