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Former 100-meter world champion and three-time Olympic medalist Tori Bowie has died at the age of 32, her management company announced Wednesday.

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Via CNN:

“We’re devastated to share the very sad news that Tori Bowie has passed away,” Icon Management said in a statement on Twitter. “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.”

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Bowie had a wonderful performance at the 2016 Rio Olympics where she won silver in the 100 and bronze in the 200.

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Additionally, after finishing second in the 100 meters in Rio, Bowie won the race at the world championship in London the following year. She finished less than a hundredth of a second ahead of Ivory Coast’s Marie-Josee Ta Lou

Tori Bowie won a medal of each color at the 2016 Olympics and was the first U.S. woman to win the 100-meter world title since Carmelita Jeter in 2011.

We are sending love and prayers to her family and friends.

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