Leryn Franco, the javelinist who became an Internet sensation when she competed at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, is back on the field competing for Paraguay in the Pan-Am Games. It was at the Pan-Am Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2007 where she posted her personal best, though she placed 12th in the competition.
A strong right arm and a budding modeling career aren’t the only fun facts about Franco. Find out more by viewing the photo gallery.
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