Representing Brazil, Carolina Schüler, 25, was one of the Miss Asia Pacific International 2019 winners. She was declared third runner-up on October 9, 2019.
Schüler hails from Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil. She loves going to the beach, nature tripping and meditating.
The Florianópolis native studied Secretariado Executivo Bilíngue at the Federal University of Santa Maria in Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Before Miss Asia Pacific International 2019, she was crowned Miss University Brasil 2017 and Miss Santa Catarina Empresarial 2019.
Including Schüler, a total of 54 women from Asia Pacific and neighboring countries competed in Miss Asia Pacific International 2019. Hosted by Samir “Sam YG” Gogna, 35, Joey Mead-King, 43, and “Celebrity Car Wars” host Bobby Tonelli, 43, the coronation night took place at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines.
Miss Asia Pacific International 2018 Sharifa Areef Mohammad Omar Akeel, 22, of the Philippines crowned Chaiyenne Huisman, 20, as her successor. Eoanna Constanza, 24, of Dominican Republic and Jessica Victoria Cianchino, 21, of Canada were the respective first and second runner-up while Fiorella Cortez Arbenz, 25, of Costa Rica was fourth runner-up.
Schüler also performed well in the preliminary events. She was the second runner-up in the Best in National Costume special award.
Miss Asia Pacific International is the oldest international beauty pageant in Asia. It was founded in 1968 as Miss Asia Quest, which was open to candidates from Asia and Oceania.
In 1968, the beauty pageant was renamed Miss Asia Pacific Quest, welcoming contestants from not only Asia and Oceania but also the countries in the Americas that border the Pacific Ocean. In 2005, it was renamed Miss Asia Pacific International.
The beauty pageant went on hiatus from 2006 to 2015 and was revived in 2016. Its current president is Jacqueline Tan-Sainz.
Among the sponsors of Miss Asia Pacific International 2019 were Trainstation, the University of Perpetual Help, Sherlock Lockset, King 3 Lang, Zanea Shoes, Teledata, Sherlux, Sony Boy Mindo Couture and Thistles and Blooms. The major sponsors were First Standard Finance Corporation, Paciflex Wires and Cables, Marriott Manila, FOCUS Ilaw ng Bayan, Sheridan Beach Resort and Spa and Hotel 101 Manila.
On October 3, 2019, the Miss Asia Pacific International 2019 candidates had a welcome party with the members of the press at The Selah Garden Hotel in Pasay City. Here is a clip featuring Schüler: