The sports activities world has misplaced a beloved athlete.
Bike owner Olivia Podmore, who represented New Zealand within the 2016 Rio Olympics, has handed away on the age of 24.
“The New Zealand Olympic Committee is deeply saddened by the lack of Olympian #1333, Olivia Podmore, ” the group stated in a press release. “We provide our deepest condolences to household, buddies and others within the NZ group who’re grieving this loss. We’re offering wellbeing assist for members of her group and the broader group as we return residence from Tokyo.”
Olivia’s brother, Mitchell Podmore, additionally confirmed the information on Fb. “Relaxation in peace to my attractive sister and liked daughter of Phil Podmore,” he wrote. “You may be in our hearts endlessly.”
The reason for Olivia’s dying has but to be revealed. A New Zealand police spokesperson instructed CNN “police attended a sudden dying at a Cambridge property” on Aug. 9.
“Police are making enquiries in relation to the dying on behalf of the Coroner,” the police continued. “The Coroner will launch their findings sooner or later.”