Julia Gama, 21 years old, 1.77 m-tall, and a chemical engineering from Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul was crowned Miss World Brazil 2014 at the Costão do Santinho Resort, in Florianópolis, Brazil. She received the new Brazilian crown from the hands of Miss World Americas 2013 Sancler Frantz. The 1st runner-up was 17-year-old Vitória Strada, Miss Pintada islands, while the 2nd runner-up was Miss Lobos island, Vitória Bisognin. Miss São Paulo, Victoria Ceotto, finished in 4th place, and Miss Santa Catarina, Elisa Freitas ended in the 5th position.
The regional queens of beauty, announced on stage, were Camila Nantes of Mato Grosso do Sul (Miss World Centro-Oeste), Rafaela Machado of Sergipe (Miss World Nordeste), Hanna Weiser of Amazonas (Miss World Norte), Victoria Ceotto of São Paulo (Miss World Sudeste) and Julia Gama of Rio Grande do Sul (Miss World Sul).
The winner of Beauty With a Purpose was Miss São Paulo, Vitória Ceotto.
40 finalists participated on this year´s final event, which had as very special guests Nicklas Pedersen, Mr World 2014, Lucas Montandon, Mr Brazil 2015, Roberta Pereira, Miss World Brazil 1986, Jane Borges, Miss World Brazil 2006, Tamara Almeida, Miss World Brazil 2008, Juceila Bueno, Miss World Brazil 2011, Yoana Don, Miss World Argentina 2014, among others. Miss World Brazil 2010 Kamilla Salgado was one of the hosts, along with Cris Barth and Francisco Budal.
The new Miss World Brazil was the winner of some important preliminary events: Beach Fashion, Best in Gown, Top Model, Most Beautiful Face, Multimedia. She placed 2nd in Beauty With a Purpose and Interview, and 4th in Talent.
Julia won a full university scholarship by Estacio, a new car and will now get ready to compete in Miss World 2014, in London, on December 14th.
The event was telecast live by Rede Vida and TVCOM, and webcast by UOL.
Watch the show SHOW (courtesy of UOL).
(photos / Leonardo Rodrigues)