Jamaicaís Hansle Parchment clocked a national record to qualify for the menís 110-metre hurdles final at the London 2012 Olympics.
Parchment clocked 13.14 to finish second behind Cubaís Dayron Robles in the third semi-final.
Robles won in 13.10.
Parchmentís time represents the fourth fastest going into the final, which is scheduled for 3:15 this afternoon.
Americaís Aris Merritt, 12.94, advanced with the fastest time.
Richard Parchment, the other Jamaican, did not finish his heat after crashing into one of the hurdles.