Paraguayan javelin thrower Leryn Franco wowed the catwalk this week. leryn franco breast catwalk The 26-year old model, who competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics in August, worked the catwalk in revealing tops and sexy lingerie at a recent fashion show. The leggy Leryn has been a part-time model and bikini contestant for years while competing in javelin events. In 2006, she was the runner-up in the Miss Paraguay beauty pageant and Miss Bikini Universe contest. Leryn became an Internet sensation this summer, thanks to her athletic good looks, and it looks like her newfound notoriety has helped boost her modeling career. "Modeling is a way for me to continue with my sport," Franco said. "The hours are flexible, and you can earn good money through photographic modeling and the catwalk." leryn franco catwalk In 2004, Franco competed at the Athens Olympics, where she placed 42nd overall. Leryn's personal best throw is 55.38 meters, achieved in May 2007. Leryn was born 1982 in Asunción, Paraguay. Her full name is Leryn Dahiana Franco Stenery, and she's 5'8" tall and 123 lbs. In 1998, Franco set the Paraguayan national records for javelin and triple jump in the under-17 age group. In 2001, Leryn won the South American Junior Championship for javelin. She has competed in javelin and track since she was a teen. Leryn is reportedly dating Novak Djokovic, a 21-year-old Serbian tennis player who's currently ranked No. 3 in the world. The 6'3" Djokovic, who makes his home in Monaco, won his first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in January 2008. The sizzling duo were seen walking around hand-in-hand at the Olympic village in Beijing this summer.

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