Hansle Parchment

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Hansle Parchment
Hansle Parchment Beijing 2015.jpg
Parchment at the 2015 World Championships
Personal information
Born (1990-06-17) 17 June 1990 (age 30)
St Thomas, Jamaica
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight90 kg (198 lb)
Event(s)110 metre hurdles
College teamUniversity of the West Indies, Morant Bay High and Kingston College
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)110 m hurdles 12.94 (0.8 m/s) (Meeting Areva 2014)

Hansle Parchment (born 17 June 1990) is a Jamaican track and field athlete, competing in the 110 metres hurdles.[1]

Hansle is a student of Psychology at the University of the West Indies, Kingston and won a gold medal at the 2011 Summer Universiade, running a personal best 13.24 to win the title for Jamaica.

In June 2012, Parchment won the Jamaica Olympic trials in a new personal best of 13.18 to qualify for the Jamaican team for the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2] On 8 August 2012, Parchment won the bronze medal in the final of the 110 m hurdles. He ran a new Jamaican record of 13.12 to clinch third place, behind Aries Merritt and Jason Richardson.

At the 2015 World Championships in Beijing, Parchment took the silver medal in the final of the 110m hurdles. In a high-quality field consisting of world record holder and Olympic Champion Aries Merritt, defending champion David Oliver and European champion Sergey Shubenkov, Parchment was beaten only by the Shubenkov, running a season's best time of 13.03.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
2010 Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 5th 110 m hurdles 13.97
Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 5th 110 m hurdles 13.71
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 1st (h) 110 m hurdles 13.85
4th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 39.74
Universiade Shenzhen, China 1st 110 m hurdles 13.24
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 3rd 110 m hurdles 13.12
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 13th (h) 110 m hurdles 13.43[3]
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 2nd 110m hurdles 13.03
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 8th 110 m hurdles 13.37
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.22
NACAC Championships Toronto, Canada 1st 110 m hurdles 13.28


  1. ^ "Hansle Parchment London 2012 Profile". London 2012. Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Hansle Parchment records PB to snatch 110m title". The Gleaner. 30 June 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012.
  3. ^ Did not finish the semifinal

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