U.S. Olympian Tori Bowie died from complications of childbirth
According to an autopsy report obtained by multiple outlets,
Tori Bowie died from complications during childbirth.
During a welfare check, authorities found Bowie dead in her Florida home on May 2.
She was a former 100-meter world champion and three-time Olympic medalist. 32 was her age.
As of the time of Bowie's death, she was eight months pregnant and in active labor,
according to the Orange County Medical Examiner's Office autopsy report.
USA Today Sports reported that Bowie's autopsy revealed possible
complications including respiratory distress and eclampsia.
She won all three of her Olympic medals at the 2016 Rio Games,
winning silver in the 100 meters, bronze in the 200 meters, and gold in the
4x100 relay with Tianna Bartoletta, Allyson Felix, and English Gardner.
Bowie won the 100 meters in London a year after finishing second in Rio.
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