Jamaican Hansle Parchment will be in action at Friday’s (22 June) Meeting de Madrid, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, in Spain.

Parchment, who won bronze at the London 2012 Olympic Games, will take on Spanish pair of Orlando Ortega and Garfield Darien over the 110m hurdles.

The men’s 400m line-up includes all three Borlee brothers, world fourth-placer Babolooki Thebe, three-time world indoor champion Pavel Maslak as well as Luguelin Santos and top Spaniards Oscar Husillos and Bruno Hortelano.

Hot 100m line-up at Meeting de Madrid

The men’s 100m line-up features the Ivory Coast’s Arthur Cisse, who recently set a national 100m record of 9.94, the South African trio of Akani Simbine, Thando Roto and Henricho Bruintjies, all of whom have sub-10 100m PBs.

China’s world indoor 60m silver medallist Su Bingtian and Italy’s European U20 100m champion Filippo Tortu are also listed for the event.

In the field events, world indoor champion Danil Lysenko is confirmed for the high jump and Nelson Evora faces in-form Brazilian Almir dos Santos in the triple jump.

Another new name confirmed for the meeting is Ethiopia’s Gudaf Tsegay in the 1500m.


By Alfonz Juck (eme news)

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