Tori Bowie, Olympic gold medalist, dies at 32

American sprinter Tori Bowie, a three-time Olympic medalist and a two-time world champion in monitor and discipline, has died on the age of 32, USA Observe and Discipline and her administration firm mentioned Wednesday.

Bowie, who additionally received an Olympic 200m bronze and gold within the 4x100m relay on the Rio Video games, was discovered lifeless at her residence, Florida police mentioned. The reason for dying was not instantly identified.

The Sheriff’s Workplace in Orange County, Florida, mentioned deputies had discovered the lady “tentatively recognized as Frentorish ‘Tori’ Bowie” lifeless in a house after they had been conducting a well-being verify.

“On Could 2, 2023, at about 1 p.m., deputies responded to a house within the 5400 block of Bowman Drive to conduct a well-being verify of a girl in her 30s who had not been seen or heard from in a number of days,” the sheriff’s workplace, situated in Orlando, mentioned in an announcement.

“Entry was made into the residence and a girl, tentatively recognized as Frentorish “Tori” Bowie, was discovered lifeless within the residence. There have been no indicators of foul play.”

Icon Administration, her agent, in an Instagram publish mentioned,“We’re devasted [sic] to share the very unhappy information that Tori Bowie has handed away.”

“We’ve misplaced a consumer, pricey buddy, daughter and sister. Tori was a champion…a beacon of sunshine that shined so shiny! We’re actually heartbroken and our prayers are with the household, pals and everybody that beloved her,” thepost added.

USA Observe and Discipline mentioned on Twitter that it was “deeply saddened” to listen to of Bowie’s dying, including that her “influence on the game is immeasurable.”

Bowie received 4x100m relay gold on the Rio 2016 Olympics, plus 100m silver and 200m bronze. The next yr, she received the World Championships 100m in London, in addition to relay gold.

The final look of Bowie, a local of Sandhill, Mississippi , on the world stage was in 2019 Doha World Championships had been she completed fourth within the lengthy soar.

She was the one American lady to have received an Olympic or world 100m title since Carmelita Jeter in 2011.


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