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.
Baumann competing at the 1995 Pan American Games

Edgar Andres Baumann Duran (born 16 April 16 1970) is a former Paraguayan javelin thrower.

He won a silver medal at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata, Argentina. Born in San Lorenzo, Paraguay, Baumann, of German descent, was the first South American athlete who threw 80 meters in the javelin, with a toss of (80.56 meters in 1996). He was ranked 6th in the world in 1996. He represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, USA. He set his personal best (84.70 meters) on October 10, 1999 at a meet in San Marcos, Texas, setting a South American record. In the year 2000 he established a lawsuit against the National Olympic Committee, because he was left out from the Sydney Olympics without any justification. In 2009 he was awarded 6 billions (PYG) (1.190.476 (USD) currency exchange at the time) by the Supreme Court of Paraguay.[1]

Career[edit]

On 17 October 1999, Baumann threw a distance of 84.70 metres during an encounter in San Marcos, Texas.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1989 Junior South American Games Montevideo, Uruguay 4th 58.62 m
1989 Junior Pan American Games Santa Fe, Argentina 4th 59.18 m
1990 Junior Juegos Odesur Lima, Peru 2nd 60.22 m
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 7th 66.70 m
1993 SouthLand Conference Championship McNeese, Texas 1 72.36 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 45th (q) 59.82 m
1994 SouthLand Conference Championship Houston, Texas 1 73.66 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 18th (q) 77.74 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 13th (q) 72.96 m
1998 Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 4th 68.55 m
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 4th 71.40 m

Seasonal bests by year[edit]

  • 1988 - 55.30
  • 1989 - 64.68
  • 1990 - 68.26
  • 1991 - 69.98
  • 1992 - 72.90
  • 1993 - 74.76
  • 1994 - 75.96
  • 1995 - 78.70
  • 1996 - 80.56
  • 1997 - 76.44
  • 1998 - 79.22
  • 1999 - 84.70 AR

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