Mariana Notarangelo (24) from Rio de Janeiro was crowned Miss Mundo Brasil 2012 during a gala held in Porto Alegre on April 2nd.
Notarangelo, who stands 175 cm in height it is not new to the pageant scene: In 2010 she won the title of International Queen of Coffee in Manizales (Colombia) and in 2011 was also the winner of the Miss Global Beauty Quest competition held in Seoul (Korea).
Mariana who comes from Duque de Caxias is a student of Medicine. She will travel to Ordos, China, to compete in Miss World 2012.
The 1st and 2nd runner-ups were Camila Serakides and Karine Barros. Six women competed in the finals of this special edition of the contest held to select a candidate for Miss World due to the change of date.
The Miss World Brazil 2013 competition will take place at the Portobello Resort in Rio de Janeiro on September 22nd.