Tori Bowie, Former Olympic and world champion sprinter Dead

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Former Olympic and world champion sprinter Tori Bowie dies at 32

Tori Bowie, the former Olympic and world champion sprinter, died at the age of 32 at her home in Orlando, Florida. Her management company confirmed her death on Wednesday.

Tori Bowie Cause Of Death

The local sheriff’s department found her after going for a well-being check of a woman in her 30s who had not been seen or heard from in several days.

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However, the department stated that they were not treating her death as suspicious.

Bowie was a talented athlete who won three gold medals on the global stage. Her first gold medal came in the USA 4x100m relay team at the 2016 Olympics.

In 2017, she added another relay gold at the World Athletics Championships in London and won individual gold in the 100m, beating Ivory Coast’s Marie-Josée Ta Lou in a photo finish.

She also won two other Olympics medals, a silver and bronze in the 100m and 200m respectively in Rio in 2016.

Max Siegel, the CEO of USA Track and Field, stated that Bowie’s impact on the sport was immeasurable, and she will be greatly missed.

Bowie was born and raised in Mississippi and was initially interested in basketball as a girl. However, her talent on the track became apparent when she won state titles in the 100m, 200m, and long jump.

She enjoyed more success at college after securing an athletic scholarship to the University of Southern Mississippi, where she won national titles in 2011 in indoor and outdoor long jump.

She later focused on sprinting in 2014 after her explosive speed, and enthusiasm persuaded her to do so. Bowie returned to long jump in 2019, finishing fourth at the world championships.

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