Edgar Baumann

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Baumann and the second or maternal family name is Duran.

Edgar Baumann Duran (born April 16, 1970) is a retired male javelin thrower from Paraguay, who represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. He set his personal best (84.70 metres) on October 10, 1999 at a meet in San Marcos, Texas, setting a South American record. Baumann was the first South American athlete who had thrown over 80 metres in the javelin throw (80.56 metres in 1996).


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Paraguay
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 7th 66.70 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 45th (q) 59.82 m
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 2nd 78.70 m
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 28th (q) 72.90 m
1996 Ibero-American Championships Medellín, Colombia 3rd 73.94 m
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 20th (q) 77.74 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 29th (q) 72.96 m
1998 Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 6th 68.55 m
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 5th 71.40 m