Olympic medal-winning runners Torey Boy, Calvin Davis, die

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

The World Athletics Council, the sport’s governing body, also announced Wednesday that Olympic medalist Calvin Davis has died at the age of 51.

Bowie won gold (4 x 100-meter relay), silver (100-meter) and bronze (200-meter relay) for the United States at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.

“We are devastated to share the very sad news of the passing of Tory Boy,” Icons Management he said in a statement on Twitter. “We have lost a client, a dear friend, a daughter and a sister. Tori was a hero…a beacon of light that shines so bright! We are truly saddened and our prayers are with family and friends.”

After finishing second in the 100-meter event in Rio, Boué won the race at the World Championships in London a year later, less than a hundredth of a second ahead of Marie-Josée Ta Lou of the Ivory Coast.

Tori Boy won a medal in every color at the 2016 Olympics and was the first American woman to win the world 100m title since Carmelita Jeter in 2011.David Ramos/Getty Images

Davis won the bronze medal in the 400-meter hurdles at the 1996 Atlanta Games and was part of the US team that won gold in the 4×400-meter relay at the 1995 World Indoor Championships in Barcelona.

Reuters contributed to this report.

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