Hansle Parchment

Date of Birth:

17 June 1990

Career Highlights:

Bronze medal – third place 2012 London 110 m hurdles

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

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. 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.