|Born||May 28, 1981|
|Place of Birth||Cork, Ireland|
|Coach||Sean & Terrie Cahill|
Derval is the ultimate championship performer and one of Ireland’s most successful track and field athletes. She is a three time Olympian (2004, 2008, 2012) in the 100m hurdles and was crowned World 60m Hurdles Champion in 2006. Derval is national record holder in the 60m hurdles (7.84) and 100m hurdles (12.65). She is a two time European silver medallist (2006,2010) and has also won bronze twice at the European Indoor Championships in 2009 and 2013. The Cork native holds a master’s in Business Management from the Smurfit Business School in UCD and is married to international sailing representative Peter O’Leary.
|World Indoor Track and Field Championships Moscow 2006 60m Hurdles||Gold|
|European Outdoor Track and Field Championships 2006 & 2010 100m Hurdles||Silver|
|European Indoor Track and Field Championships 2009 & 2013 60m Hurdles||Bronze|
|IAAF World Outdoor Track and Field Championships Berlin 2009 100m Hurdles||4th Place|
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