Filipa Barroso won the title of Miss República Portuguesa 2017 (Miss Portugal), with the title she won the ability to represent Poland at Miss World 2017 and Miss Universe 2018. She crowned Miss República Portuguesa 2017 on July 29, 2017. She beat out 15 other contestants for the 2017 crown.
In 2018 on a ferry Boat between in the middle of the river, Flipia crowned her successor who will be reigning alongside her representing Poland at Miss World this year and possibly Miss universe next year, her successor was Beatriz Casalão.
Filipa represented Poland at Miss World 2017, however she did not place in the top 40.
Filipa was born and raised in Setúbal, Portugal, and is a Hula Hoop Dancer. with the ambition of becoming a Vet, to help with her platform of Animal Rights.
Poland is one of the countries who has never won Miss Universe and has only placed once in the history of competing, in 2011. Will Filipa be the first?