Debbie-Ann Parris

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Debbie-Ann Parris medal table

400-meter hurdles , 4-by-400-meter relay

JamaicaJamaica Jamaica
World championships
gold 2001 Edmonton 4 × 400 m
Commonwealth Games
silver 2002 Manchester 400 m hurdles

Debbie-Ann Parris (married Parris-Thymes; born March 24, 1973 in Trelawny Parish ) is a former Jamaican hurdler who specialized in the 400-meter distance . She was also used in the 4 x 400 meter relay because of her sprint strength .

Parris took part in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and 2004 in Athens , where she was fourth in the Atlanta Games in the 400-meter hurdles in 53.97 s.

At the three following world championships she always reached the finals and finished fifth in 1997 in Athens , 1999 in Seville eighth and 2001 in Edmonton again fifth.

She celebrated her greatest success by winning the relay gold medal at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton . Together with Sandie Richards , Catherine Scott and Lorraine Fenton , she won the 4 x 400 meter relay in 3: 20.65 minutes ahead of the teams from Germany (3: 21.97 minutes) and Russia (3:24, 92 min).

At the Junior World Championships in Annecy in 1992 , she won the silver medal in the 4 x 400 meter relay. In 2002 she won silver in the 400 meter hurdles at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester . The following year she was seventh at the Pan American Games in Santo Domingo . In 2002, 2004 and 2005, she was also the national champion over the hurdles.

Debbie-Ann Parris is 1.62 m tall and weighed 48 kg during her playing days.

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