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Braian Toledo

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Braian Ezequiel Toledo[1] (8 September 1993 – 27 February 2020)[2][3] was an Argentine javelin thrower. He improved the World Youth Best in boys' javelin throw by more than six metres.[4][5]

He won the inaugural javelin title at the 2010 Youth Olympics in Singapore and also won gold at the 2010 South American Youth Championships and 2009 Pan American Junior Championships.

Toledo was killed on 27 February 2020 in a motorcycle accident, aged 26.[6]

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  1. "Otro impacto de Braian Toledo: 89,34 metros" (in Spanish). Confederación Argentina de Atletismo. 2010-03-06. Retrieved 2010-03-07.[permanent dead link]
  2. Üürike, Hans. "16-year-old javelin miracle Braian Toledo-84.85!". Team75plus. Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2010-03-07.
  3. Biscayart, Eduardo (2010-02-14). "Argentina's Toledo improves World Youth best in Javelin". IAAF. Retrieved 2010-03-07.
  4. Üürike, Hans (2010-03-07). "Braian Toledo: NEW WORLD YOUTH RECORD 89.34!!!". Team75plus. Archived from the original on 2010-06-16. Retrieved 2010-03-08.
  5. "IAAF Competition Rules 2008" (PDF). IAAF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-03-25. Retrieved 2010-03-07.
  6. Steinbuch, Yaron (2020-02-27). Olympic javelin thrower from Argentina dies in motorcycle crash. NYPOST. Retrieved on 2020-02-27.