World 100m champion Tori Bowie denied access to training center

American 100m Olympic relay gold medalist Tori Bowie now has her name to a road sign.

Driver’s going Sandhill on Highway 25 in Rankin County now have a new way of remembering the unincorporated community.

A road sign was revealed and reads: “Welcome to the community of Sandhill, home of Olympic gold medalist Tori Bowie”.

She also won the 100m World title in 2017 in London but missed most of 2018.


By Anthony Foster

Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.

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