The first official candidate for Miss Brasil 2016 has been crowned! Congratulations to Sabrina Paiva who will represent the state of São Paulo at Miss Brasil 2016 on October 1! The winner of the Miss Brazil Pageant will have the opportunity to represent her country at Miss Universe 2016 later this year.
Sabrina Paiva after her crowning as Miss Sao Paulo 2016
Sao Paulo has won the Miss Brazil Pageant 8 times : 1994, Valéria Melo Péris; 1991, Patrícia Franco de Godói; 1984, Ana Elisa Flores da Cruz; 1977, Cássia Janys Morais; 1976, Kátia Celestino Moretto; 1974, Sandra Guimarães; 1973, Sandra Mara Ferreira; 1967, Carmen Ramasco.