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Debbie-Ann Parris-Thymes (born 24 March 1973 in Trelawny Parish) is a Jamaican athlete who mainly competes in the 400 metres hurdles event. She finished 4th in the 1996 Summer Olympics. She has also won medals in relay.

Debbie Parris-Thymes
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Jamaica
Junior (U20)
Silver medal – second place 1990 Kingston 100m hurdles
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Kingston Long Jump
CARIFTA Games (Under 17s)
Gold medal – first place 1988 Kingston Long Jump

Parris-Thymes ran track collegiately at Louisiana State University and was elected to the Louisiana State University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2017.[citation needed]


Personal bestsEdit


Coaching careerEdit

Parris-Thymes has been an assistant coach for the LSU Lady Tigers track and field team from 2005–present.[1]


  1. ^ Debbie-Ann Parris-Thymes at IAAF; accessed August 26, 2017.