Olympic crush: Javelin thrower Leryn Franco

Leryn Franco of Paraguay is certainly making an impression at the London Olympics but it has very little to do with her athletic abilities. As she predicted, Franco did not qualify for the javelin final but retains her title of "hottest female Olympian."

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)
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)
Paraguay's Leryn Franco is pictured during the women's javelin throw qualifying rounds at the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 7, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYSGABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/GettyImages
Paraguay's Leryn Franco is pictured duri
Paraguay's Leryn Franco is pictured during the women's javelin throw qualifying rounds at the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 7, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYSGABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/GettyImages
Paraguay's Leryn Franco competes in the women's javelin throw qualifying rounds at the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 7, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFEFRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages
Paraguay's Leryn Franco competes in the
Paraguay's Leryn Franco competes in the women's javelin throw qualifying rounds at the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 7, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFEFRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HUGO RUIZ OLAZAR Leryn Franco, member of the Paraguayan olympic javelin team and model , takes part in a practice ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Asuncion on July 19, 2012. Franco's beauty was a media sensation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/Norberto DUARTENORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages
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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HUGO RUIZ OLAZAR Leryn Franco, member of the Paraguayan olympic javelin team and model , takes part in a practice ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Asuncion on July 19, 2012. Franco's beauty was a media sensation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/Norberto DUARTENORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages
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)
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)
Paraguay's athlete Leryn Franco parades with her country's delegation during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in London. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEALLEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages
Paraguay's athlete Leryn Franco parades
Paraguay's athlete Leryn Franco parades with her country's delegation during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in London. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEALLEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages
Paraguay's Leryn Franco is pictured during the women's javelin throw qualifying rounds at the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 7, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYSGABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/GettyImages
Paraguay's Leryn Franco is pictured duri
Paraguay's Leryn Franco is pictured during the women's javelin throw qualifying rounds at the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 7, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYSGABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/GettyImages
GUADALAJARA, MEXICO - OCTOBER 27: Leryn Franco of Paraguay competes in the women's javelin throw final during Day 13 of the XVI Pan American Games at Telmex Athletics Stadium on October 27, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
XVI Pan American Games - Day 13
GUADALAJARA, MEXICO - OCTOBER 27: Leryn Franco of Paraguay competes in the women's javelin throw final during Day 13 of the XVI Pan American Games at Telmex Athletics Stadium on October 27, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
Paraguay's Leryn Franco is pictured during the women's javelin throw qualifying rounds at the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 7, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYSGABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/GettyImages
Paraguay's Leryn Franco is pictured duri
Paraguay's Leryn Franco is pictured during the women's javelin throw qualifying rounds at the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 7, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYSGABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/GettyImages
Paraguay's Leryn Franco looks at her coach during the Javelin Throw competition, at the 2011 Pan-American Games, held at the track of "Estadio Telmex" on October 27, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Franco was thirteenth with a 48.70m performance. (Photo by Eduardo G Biscayart/LatinContent/Getty Images)
Leryn Franco
Paraguay's Leryn Franco looks at her coach during the Javelin Throw competition, at the 2011 Pan-American Games, held at the track of "Estadio Telmex" on October 27, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Franco was thirteenth with a 48.70m performance. (Photo by Eduardo G Biscayart/LatinContent/Getty Images)
Leryn Franco of Paraguay waits her turn in the women's javelin throw qualifiyer during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008. (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)
Leryn Franco
Leryn Franco of Paraguay waits her turn in the women's javelin throw qualifiyer during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008. (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)
Leryn Franco of Paraguay waits her turn in the women's javelin throw qualifiyer during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008. (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)
Leryn Franco
Leryn Franco of Paraguay waits her turn in the women's javelin throw qualifiyer during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008. (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)
Paraguay's Leryn Franco reacts after an attempt in the qualification for the women's javelin throw during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008. (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)
Leryn Franco
Paraguay's Leryn Franco reacts after an attempt in the qualification for the women's javelin throw during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008. (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)
Paraguay's Leryn Franco throws the Javelin at the 2011 Pan-American Games, held at the track of "Estadio Telmex" on October 27, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Franco was thirteenth with a 48.70m performance. (Photo by Eduardo G Biscayart/LatinContent/Getty Images)
Leryn Franco
Paraguay's Leryn Franco throws the Javelin at the 2011 Pan-American Games, held at the track of "Estadio Telmex" on October 27, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Franco was thirteenth with a 48.70m performance. (Photo by Eduardo G Biscayart/LatinContent/Getty Images)
GUADALAJARA, MEXICO - OCTOBER 27: Leryn Franco of Paraguay prepares to compete in the women's javelin throw final during Day 13 of the XVI Pan American Games at Telmex Athletics Stadium on October 27, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
XVI Pan American Games - Day 13
GUADALAJARA, MEXICO - OCTOBER 27: Leryn Franco of Paraguay prepares to compete in the women's javelin throw final during Day 13 of the XVI Pan American Games at Telmex Athletics Stadium on October 27, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
GUADALAJARA, MEXICO - OCTOBER 27: Leryn Franco of Paraguay competes in the women's javelin throw final during Day 13 of the XVI Pan American Games at Telmex Athletics Stadium on October 27, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
XVI Pan American Games - Day 13
GUADALAJARA, MEXICO - OCTOBER 27: Leryn Franco of Paraguay competes in the women's javelin throw final during Day 13 of the XVI Pan American Games at Telmex Athletics Stadium on October 27, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
BEIJING - AUGUST 19: Leryn Franco of Paraguay competes in the Women's Javelin Qualifying Round held at the National Stadium on Day 11 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 19, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 11 - Athletics
BEIJING - AUGUST 19: Leryn Franco of Paraguay competes in the Women's Javelin Qualifying Round held at the National Stadium on Day 11 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 19, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HUGO RUIZ OLAZAR Leryn Franco, member of the Paraguayan olympic javelin team and model , warms up during a practice ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Asuncion on July 19, 2012. Franco's beauty was a media sensation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/Norberto DUARTENORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages
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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HUGO RUIZ OLAZAR Leryn Franco, member of the Paraguayan olympic javelin team and model , warms up during a practice ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Asuncion on July 19, 2012. Franco's beauty was a media sensation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/Norberto DUARTENORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HUGO RUIZ OLAZAR Leryn Franco, member of the Paraguayan olympic javelin team and model , takes part in a practice ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Asuncion on July 19, 2012. Franco's beauty was a media sensation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/Norberto DUARTENORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages
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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HUGO RUIZ OLAZAR Leryn Franco, member of the Paraguayan olympic javelin team and model , takes part in a practice ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Asuncion on July 19, 2012. Franco's beauty was a media sensation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/Norberto DUARTENORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HUGO RUIZ OLAZAR Leryn Franco, member of the Paraguayan olympic javelin team and model , takes part in a practice ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Asuncion on July 19, 2012. Franco's beauty was a media sensation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/Norberto DUARTENORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages
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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HUGO RUIZ OLAZAR Leryn Franco, member of the Paraguayan olympic javelin team and model , takes part in a practice ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Asuncion on July 19, 2012. Franco's beauty was a media sensation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/Norberto DUARTENORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages
Leryn Franco
Leryn Franco
Leryn Franco
GUADALAJARA, MEXICO - OCTOBER 27: Leryn Franco of Paraguay prepares to compete in the women's javelin throw final during Day 13 of the XVI Pan American Games at Telmex Athletics Stadium on October 27, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
XVI Pan American Games - Day 13
GUADALAJARA, MEXICO - OCTOBER 27: Leryn Franco of Paraguay prepares to compete in the women's javelin throw final during Day 13 of the XVI Pan American Games at Telmex Athletics Stadium on October 27, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HUGO RUIZ OLAZAR Leryn Franco, member of the Paraguayan olympic javelin team and model , takes part in a practice ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Asuncion on July 19, 2012. Franco's beauty was a media sensation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/Norberto DUARTENORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages
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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HUGO RUIZ OLAZAR Leryn Franco, member of the Paraguayan olympic javelin team and model , takes part in a practice ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Asuncion on July 19, 2012. Franco's beauty was a media sensation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/Norberto DUARTENORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HUGO RUIZ OLAZAR Leryn Franco, member of the Paraguayan olympic javelin team and model , takes part in a practice ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Asuncion on July 19, 2012. Franco's beauty was a media sensation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/Norberto DUARTENORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages
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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HUGO RUIZ OLAZAR Leryn Franco, member of the Paraguayan olympic javelin team and model , takes part in a practice ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Asuncion on July 19, 2012. Franco's beauty was a media sensation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/Norberto DUARTENORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages
GUADALAJARA, MEXICO - OCTOBER 27: Leryn Franco of Paraguay prepares to compete in the women's javelin throw final during Day 13 of the XVI Pan American Games at Telmex Athletics Stadium on October 27, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
XVI Pan American Games - Day 13
GUADALAJARA, MEXICO - OCTOBER 27: Leryn Franco of Paraguay prepares to compete in the women's javelin throw final during Day 13 of the XVI Pan American Games at Telmex Athletics Stadium on October 27, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HUGO RUIZ OLAZAR Leryn Franco, member of the Paraguayan olympic javelin team and model , takes part in a practice ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Asuncion on July 19, 2012. Franco's beauty was a media sensation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/Norberto DUARTENORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages
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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HUGO RUIZ OLAZAR Leryn Franco, member of the Paraguayan olympic javelin team and model , takes part in a practice ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Asuncion on July 19, 2012. Franco's beauty was a media sensation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/Norberto DUARTENORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages
Paraguay's athlete Leryn Franco parades with her country's delegation during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in London. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEALLEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages
Paraguay's athlete Leryn Franco parades
Paraguay's athlete Leryn Franco parades with her country's delegation during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in London. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEALLEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages

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