Tori Bowie death reason: What happened to the US Olympic gold medalist?
Tori Bowie was found dead at her home in Orlando, Florida after the local sheriff’s department said they went 'for a well-being check of a woman'-
In a sad and shocking development, U.S Olympic Gold Medalist track and field champion Tori Bowie on Wednesday night was found dead in her residence in Orlando, Florida. Tori Bowie's death came as a shock as she was only 32 years old and brought many laurels for the United States of America, especially during the 2016 Rio Olympics. Tori Bowie's death was confirmed by her management company which stated that they are devastated to share that the 2016 Rio Olympic medalist has passed away. "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 and friends," wrote her management company. Notably, Torie was among the most celebrated American athletes. As per Olympic's official website, Torie was the track and field champion at Rio 2016 Olympic and 2017 World Athletics Championships gold medallist. Now, the question arises what was Tori Bowie's death reason or what happened to Tori Bowie? To know about Tori Bowie's death reason continue reading-
Tori Bowie's death reason-
As per initial reports, Tori Bowie was found dead at her home in Orlando, Florida after the local sheriff’s department said they went 'for a well-being check of a woman in her 30s who had not been seen or heard from in several days." However, the sheriff's department is not treating the case as suspicious meaning she might have died by suicide but there is no official confirmation yet. Furthermore, the Sherrif's department stated that additional information on Tori Bowie’s death will have to come from the medical examiner’s office. Therefore, for now, devastated fans need to wait to know Tori Bowie's death reason.
Tori Bowie's illustrious career for the United States of America
Tori Bowie in her sports career won three gold medals for America. Tori Bowie's first gold medal for the USA came in 4x100m relay team during the 2016 Rio Olympics. In 2017, Tori Bowie even more successful as she won 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. Furthermore, the 32-year-old athlete won two other Olympics medals- a silver and bronze in the 100m and 200m respectively in Rio in 2016. Talking about her early life, Tori Bowie was born and raised in Mississippi, USA. Interestingly, she played basketball as a girl before her talent on the track became apparent. Not only this, but Tori Bowie also won state titles in the 100m, 200m and long jump.
Americans devastated with Tori Bowie's death
A user wrote, "too young. Gutted to hear about Tori Bowie. Incredible talent. A beautiful runner. I pray for the comfort of her family, thank your for blessing us with her. The running community mourns an incredible loss"
💔💔 too young. Gutted to hear about Tori Bowie. Incredible talent. A beautiful runner.— Lolo Jones (@lolojones) May 3, 2023
I pray for the comfort of her family, thank your for blessing us with her. The running community mourns an incredible loss pic.twitter.com/XwIGCkna59
"RIP Tori Bowie. Great athlete who is loved dearly and respected by all Suicide I heard. Not confirmed yet. She was dealing with mental health issues in 2020. Sad to see someone gone that young and talented," wrote another user.
RIP Tori Bowie. Great athlete who is loved dearly and respected by all 🙏🏽— Track and field reports (@track_reports) May 3, 2023
Suicide I heard. Not confirmed yet. She was dealing with mental health issues in 2020. Sad to see someone gone that young and talented. pic.twitter.com/TSM85OupdU
Another user wrote, "Tori Bowie was the last American woman to win a 100m Gold in a major championship! She also anchored the US women to the 2nd fastest 4x1 relay in History"
Tori Bowie was the last American woman to win a 100m Gold in a major championship! She also anchored the US women to the 2nd fastest 4x1 relay in History! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🇺🇸— Summer Renaissance 🔥🎶💃🏾 (@ShaCarri_HIVE) May 3, 2023
She was a Mississippi legend that was often overlooked but became an Olympic and World Champion! @Track_Gazette pic.twitter.com/dQi8D8EWP4