An American track and field athlete Tori Bowie born on August 27, 1990, was found dead last Tuesday in her Orange County home in Florida. In this article, we will read about the sudden demise of the extraordinary athlete and a glimpse of the tributes given to her.
She was born in Sand Hill, Rankin County, Mississippi, and completed her schooling at Pisgah High School. She enrolled herself in track competitions right from school time. She won many high school and state championships in sprints and long jump. She was also a member of the state basketball team.
Later she took admission to the University of Southern Mississippi by getting an athletic scholarship and received an interdisciplinary degree in psychology and social work.
She won and qualified for several competitions in her college years. She was a member of the Southern Miss Golden Eagles and the NCAA Division I team. And even she participated in Conference USA indoors and Conference USA outdoors.
She won the bronze medal in 100m in 2015 as well as the 2017 World Championship and silver medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
She was successfully able to grab the top 4 positions in different world championships and Olympic games.
What Happened to Tori Bowie?
The 3-time Olympic medallist and world champion in Sprints and long jumps, Tori Bowie, was declared dead by her management company and USA Track and Field on Tuesday.
After no sign of the present for several days the police officials were called to a home in the 5400 block of Bowman Drive in the afternoon for a welfare check.
But according to the Orange County Sheriff’s office, she was found dead in her house.
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Cause of Death of Tori Bowie
The athlete was found and declared dead on Tuesday when officials went to her home for a security welfare check around 1 pm.
The reason behind the death of Tori is not revealed yet by the officials but might be shared after a complete and proper investigation.
The agency even said no signs of foul play were found there. So as of now, the cause and manner of death are not clear but we will update this article as soon as the reason is revealed.
Her friend and many colleagues shared their words on the death of Tori Bowie. Let’s have a look at it.
Olympian Lolo Jones, 40, Tori’s fellow shares a heartwarming post on Instagram and the caption reads “gutted” by the news of Bowie’s death.
“To her family, thank you for creating such a beautiful person. I pray you will be surrounded by God’s comfort during this time. The Running community mourns an incredible loss. Rest in peace, Tori.”
Icon Management Inc also mourns the death of the player on its official Instagram account with the caption “We’ve lost a client, dear friend, daughter, and sister”. “Tori was a champion…a beacon of light that shined so bright! We’re truly heartbroken and our prayers are with the family, friends, and everyone that loved her.”
USATF (USA track&field) also tweet about the death of Tori Bowie. Check out the official tweet.
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