Marie Davenport Has a Baby Girl
By David Monti
(c) 2008 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved March 4, 2008
Irish Olympian Marie Davenport and husband Dan became parents for the
first time last night when Marie gave birth to Ciara Roisin Davenport.
"Marie and I are doing great," wrote Dan Davenport in an e-mail message
to Race Results Weekly. "We had a baby girl, Ciara Roisin Davenport,
last night just after 6:00 p.m. Ciara was 6 lbs. 10 oz., and was 20
inches long. Mom and Baby are doing great."
Davenport, 33, who ran in the NCAA for Providence College as Marie
McMahon, lives in the U.S. state of Connecticut. She has personal best
times of 15:09.07 for 5000m, 31:28.78 for 10,000m and 1:10:57 for the
half-marathon. In the 2004 Athens Olympics, she finished 14th in the