Carolina Stankevicius Cruz from Rio de Janeiro was crowned Miss Brasil Beleza Internacional 2019 on Thursday, September 5 at the Rio de Janeiro Municipal Theater.
The 24-year-old medical student beat 14 other beauties to win the national beauty title. She will represent Brazil at the Miss International 2019 pageant in Tokyo, Japan this coming November.
It was the 13th edition of the national competition.
Brazil has won the Miss International crown once with Maria da Glória Carvalho in 1968. The country came close to winning three times with 1st runner-up placements in 1961, 1976, and 1981.
Photos: Miss International, Márcia Foletto / Agência O Globo