After returning from the Olympics, Tori spent time with fans in her home of Sand Hill.
Less than three years ago, Tori Bowie was a professional long jumper – and a good one. But after some disappointing losses, she decided she wanted to do something different. The track and field star chose sprinting. “I just needed a change,” she tells PEOPLE. “So I thought maybe it would be a good idea.” [...]
Tori Bowie shined brightly in her first Olympics, and her final run of the games was golden. Tori anchored the U.S. women in the 4 x 100 meter final on Friday night and closed strong to bring the gold back home to the United States. The victory gave the 25-year-old, who won silver in the [...]
In 2012, Tori Bowie was an unknown who missed the Olympic Trials after breaking her jaw in a freak accident, rendering her temporarily unable to eat or speak. Now, she leaves Rio with a medal of every color, the last image of her crossing the finish line triumphantly carrying a baton as the anchor of [...]
Before the 2016 Olympics, Tori Bowie was just a small-town girl from Sandhill, Mississippi. Now, she’s an emerging star and the only American runner to have claimed two medals in Rio—the latest a bronze in the 200-meter event. “That was the goal today, to finish the best I could,” Tori said. “I’m leaving with another medal, and [...]
Hailing from a town called Sandhill, Mississippi, sprinter Tori Bowie won an Olympic silver medal in the 100-meter race in Rio on Saturday, Aug. 13. The athlete made a bit of a career change a few years back when she decided to switch from the long jump to the 100-meter dash. After scoring second place [...]
Tori Bowie came to Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games with two chances to bring home a medal for Team USA—and in her first career Olympic event, the 25-year-old delivered. TB captured the silver medal in the women’s 100m, taking the second spot on the podium alongside a pair of Jamaican sprinters: gold medalist Elaine [...]
In this interview for Adidas, Tori discussed the path of her life before she found her love of track and field.
Although this will be her first Olympic games, Tori Bowie is a prized U.S. Track & Field competitor who has the courage to win a medal in three separate events. After winning bronze in the 100-meter run at the 2015 IAAF Championship, Tori is looking to take the next step in Rio de Janeiro. After [...]
In this feature for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Tori goes home to Sand Hill, Mississippi, and shares the special parts of the small town that shaped her.