Hansle Parchment of Jamaica competes in the Men's 110 metres hurdles heats during day five of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 26, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IAAF) *** Local Caption *** Hansle Parchment

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Hansle Parchment (JAM)
DOB: 17/06/90
PB: 12.94 – ranking No. 10 all time
Major accomplishments:
Olympic Games, 2012, bronze, 13.12
World Championships, 2015, Silver, 13.03
World University Games, 2011, Gold, 13.24

A student in Psychology at the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Parchment, the national record holder at the time, had the disappointment of being sent home with an injury from the 2016 Rio Olympics and was unable to defend his bronze medal from the previous edition in London. That was the first time any Jamaican had medalled in the event at that level.

However, he would have been heartened by the fact that his countryman, Omar McLeod took the gold medal. With a legal season best of 13.35 at the Shanghai DL, he is anxious and will be striving to attain top gear in time for the end of June London World Championships Trials.

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