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Leryn Franco
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Leryn Franco in 2009
Personal information
Birth name Leryn Dahiana Franco Steneri
Full name Leryn Dahiana Franco Steneri
Nationality Paraguayan
Born 1 March 1982 (1982-03-01) (age 39)
Asunción, Paraguay
Residence Asunción
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
Weight 54 kg (119 lb; 8.5 st)
Country  Paraguay
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Javelin throw
Retired 2014
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 2004 Summer Olympics: 42nd
2008 Summer Olympics: 51st
2012 Summer Olympics: 34th
Personal best(s) 57.77 metres
Updated on 1 July 2013.

Leryn Dahiana Franco Steneri (born 1 March 1982 in Asunción) is a Paraguayan model, actress and former athlete who currently works for the athletics department of Club Sol de América. Franco participated at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympics competing in the javelin throw.

On 8 June 2012, Franco achieved a personal best throw of 57.77 m in Barquisimeto, Venezuela at the 2012 Ibero-American Championships in Athletics. Her achievement also became the new national record, having surpassed the previous record of 55.66 m, which Franco threw at the 2011 South American Championships in Athletics.

In 2013, she was cast in Irish film Eliza Lynch: Queen of Paraguay, portraying the role of the younger Eliza Lynch.

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