The Miss Queen Portugal competition concluded on June 15 in Braga with Gabriella Rodriguez winning the Miss Earth Portugal 2021 title.
The 22-year-old model from Viana do Castelo will represent the European nation in Miss Earth 2021. She succeeded last year’s winner Ivanna Rohashko.
Daniela Marques (Coimbra) placed first runner-up while Olívia Azevedo (Porto) finished second runner-up. Madelon Liselot Maria (Algarve) was third runner-up while Maria Lopes (Vilareal) completed the Top 5.
“There are many emotions I feel at this moment, for me it is a dream come true where effort and persistence took the main role in this journey, which with the support of wonderful people I managed to make a reality (São muitas as emoções que sinto neste momento, para mim é um sonho tornado realidade onde o esforço e a Persistência tomaram o papel principal nesta caminhada, que com o apoio de pessoas maravilhosas consegui tornar realidade ),” Rodriguez wrote on Instagram.
Portugal has yet to win the Miss Earth crown. It currently ranks 56th in Missosology Big5 Ranking. Missosology.Org; Photos from Focal Point Studio, Miss Earth page