FUNERAL SERVICE FOR US OLYMPIAN TORI BOWIE SET FOR SATURDAY MAY 12

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The Thanksgiving Service for the late American sprinter and Olympic sprint relay champion Tori Bowie, will be held this Saturday in Mississippi.

Bowie’s death was announced on May 3 by her management company and USA Track and Field. She was 32. No cause of death was given.

According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in Orlando, Florida, deputies responded to a home in the area “for a well-being check of a woman in her 30s who had not been seen or heard from in several days.”

There was no signs of foul play, according to the sheriff’s office.

Bowie, a collegiate stand-out, went on to lead Southern Mississippi, to NCAA Indoor, Outdoor Championship titles back in 2011.

Bowie won three medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics, including a gold medal in the 4×100 with with Tianna Bartoletta, Allyson Felix and English Gardner.

A year later, she won the 100 meters at the 2017 world championships in London. She also helped the 4×100 team to gold.