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Olympics Day 11 - Athletics

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Leryn Franco of Paraguay competes in the Women's Javelin Throw Qualification on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Leryn Franco - A model athlete

7 August 2012

The Paraguayan javelin thrower grabbed global attention at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, and though she didn't do well in her event, Leryn Franco's beauty sent men across the world into a frenzy. At the 2012 London Olympic Games, Franco may have finished 34th in a field of 42 javelin throwers, but she leaves again as one of the Games' more beautiful faces.