Bowie will be remembered for shining in the 2016 Rio De Janeiro, she went home with three Olympic Games medals
The track and field community has been sending their condolences to the family of Tori Bowie. Jamaican sprint superstar Fraser-Pryce is among the athletes who have been mourning the passing of the American sprinter. Bowie will be remembered for shining in the 2016 Rio De Janeiro, she went home with three Olympic Games medals.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce honored the memory of Bowie with some heat-warming social media posts. The American’s death was announced earlier by her management team.
Fraser-Pryce said that she was heart-broken to think that the sprinting world has lost a great competitor. She said that she hopes that Bowie’s family finds some comfort. She described Bowie as a source of light. She also said that she will remember Bowie for her energy and beautiful smile.
US hurdler Lolo Jones also left a beautiful message on social media. Jones said that she was devastated to hear of Bowie’s death and she feels that she was “too young” to leave this earth. Jones described her as a beautiful runner and incredible talent. She also said that she is praying that Bowie’s family will find peace.
Three-time Olympic medalist, Brittney Reese, said that she is heartbroken to lose someone who left a good impression of their state of Mississippi. Reese said that she is one of the many people who feel that Bowie represented them well.
According to a statement from Max Siegel, the USA Track and Field CEO, Bowie will greatly be missed by her peers and fans. Siegel described her as a talented athlete who has left an immeasurable impact in track and field.
Authorities said that they found Bowie unresponsive in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday afternoon. Deputies said that they responded to “a well-being check” because Bowie had been missing for several days.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said that there was a woman in her 30s who had passed away. They identified her as Frentorish ‘Tori’ Bowie (DOB: 8/27/1990). The authorities revealed that there were no signs of foul play.