Torrey Boy, world champion sprinter, has died on the age of 32

The US relay workforce superior to the Olympics last solely after successful an attraction from a ruling that might have disqualified them for dropping a baton in a qualifying race. The American runners had been allowed to rerun after Olympic officers decided {that a} Brazilian runner interfered with Felix as she was about handy the baton to Gardner.

To succeed in the finals, the American workforce needed to run alone on the observe in a time trial and achieve this sooner than the slowest qualifier for the finals. They did, setting the quickest time of the day, and went on to win the gold medal with Bowie as announcer.

The world championship title got here to Bowie the next 12 months in London, within the dramatic 100 metres. Marie Jose Ta Lou The Ivory Coast has unfold out on the high and appears forward of the remainder of the group. However Bowie accelerated, Caught up in Ta Lo and stomped throughout the end line in entrance of her earlier than she fell to the bottom.

“I feel it was extra of a trickle and, you already know, he simply sort of misplaced management of it,” Bowie advised a BBC interview after her win, including that the autumn got here from “simply desirous to win so badly”.

She gained one other gold medal at that World Championships, within the 4×100 relay.

she advised her sister, Tamara Bowie, who additionally ran observe Vogue journal journal in 2018, “Tori has second gear that nobody else has.”