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Parchment through to 110m hurdles final

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2012 | 1:51 PM

Jamaica’s Hansle Parchment clocked a national record to qualify for the men’s 110-metre hurdles final at the London 2012 Olympics.

Parchment clocked 13.14 to finish second behind Cuba’s Dayron Robles in the third semi-final.

Robles won in 13.10.

Parchment’s time represents the fourth fastest going into the final, which is scheduled for 3:15 this afternoon.

America’s 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.