Leryn Franco facts for kids
Leryn Franco in 2009
|Birth name||Leryn Dahiana Franco Steneri|
|Full name||Leryn Dahiana Franco Steneri|
|Born||1 March 1982
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 71⁄2 in)|
|Weight||54 kg (119 lb; 8.5 st)|
|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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