Cristiana Silva, the first runner-up in last year’s Miss Portuguesa pageant, has been appointed Miss Universo Portugal 2020. The announcement was made on the Miss Portuguesa Facebook page on August 19.

The 19-year-old beauty who is studying solicitadoria will represent Portugal in the next edition of the Miss Universe pageant.

Miss Portuguesa 2020 contest has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Portugal has yet to win the Miss Universe crown. Laura Gonçalves made history in 2011 as the first from her country to place in the Miss Universe semifinals. Missosology.Org; Photos fromMiss Portuguesa Facebook page