Derval O'Rourke

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Birthday
28, 1981
Birthplace
Ireland
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1981 (age 37)
Birthplace
Ireland

About

Former sprint hurdler who took home gold in the 60 meter hurdles at the 2006 World Indoor Championships. Upon doing so, she became the first Irish woman ever to win an indoor world athletics title.

Before Fame

She attended University College, Dublin on scholarship from 2000 to 2004.

Trivia

She set Irish records in the outdoor 100 meter hurdles and the indoor 60 meter hurdles.

Family Life

She married Olympic sailor Peter O'Leary in 2003.

Associated With

She and Lolo Jones are both World Indoor Champions in the women's 60 meter hurdles.