Orlando, Fla. (AP) — US Olympic champion sprinter Tory Bowie has died of childbirth issues, in line with an post-mortem report.
Bowie, who received three medals on the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Video games, was discovered useless final month. She is 32 years outdated.
A report from the workplace of the medical expert in Orlando, Florida, stated Bowie was estimated to be eight months pregnant and displaying indicators of labor when she was discovered useless on Could 2. “She was discovered bedridden in a safe residence, she stated, with doable issues together with respiratory misery and eclampsia. The post-mortem report said: “Loss of life was pure.”
Based on the Orange County Sheriff’s Workplace, deputies responded to a house within the space in early Could to “confirm the welfare of a 30-year-old feminine who had not been seen or heard from for a number of days.” She was later recognized as Frentorish “Tory” Bowie.
Toxicology reviews had been detrimental, and his medical historical past included bipolar dysfunction.
Bowie grew up in Mississippi after being fostered by his grandmother as a baby. She thought-about herself a basketball participant and solely reluctantly took monitor as a youngster, the place she grew to become an elite sprinter and lengthy jumper. She attended southern Mississippi the place she received the NCAA Championship within the lengthy leap in each indoor and out of doors occasions in 2011.
On the 2016 Rio Olympics, Bowie received silver within the 100 and bronze within the 200. He then ran the 4×100 crew anchor stage with Diana Bartoletta, Allyson Felix and English Gardner to win gold.
A yr later, he received the 100m on the 2017 World Championships in London. She helped the 4×100 crew win gold.