Olympic runner David Torrence found dead at bottom of apartment swimming pool

OLYMPIC runner David Torrence has been found dead at the bottom of a swimming pool.

The 31-yr-previous, who made the ultimate of the 5,000m race gained by Mo Farah at Rio 2016, competed for Peru however was from California.

 Olympic athlete David Torrence has been found dead in a swimming pool

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Olympic athlete David Torrence has been found dead in a swimming pool
 Police said there were no obvious signs of foul play

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Police stated there have been no apparent indicators of foul play

American web site TMZ report that it’s presently unclear what occurred to the star athlete, nevertheless a police assertion stated "there have been no apparent indicators of foul play".

A medical expert continues to be working to find out the trigger of demise.

Paramedics have been referred to as to the Middle Courtroom Condominiums at round 7.30am native time after employees found a person at the bottom of the pool.

The runner had moved from Los Angeles to Arizona – the place his physique was found – a number of weeks in the past to assist his coaching.

Torrence gained silver for the USA at the World Relay Championships in 2014.

He claimed one other second-place end at the Pan American Video games in 2015.

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 David Torrence had only recently moved to Arizona

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David Torrence had solely just lately moved to Arizona
 Athletes have paid tribute to the tragic star who was found dead

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Athletes have paid tribute to the tragic star who was found dead

Names from the world of athletics have been fast to pay tribute to Torrence.

American mid-distance runner Kyle Merber wrote: "I used to be going to select David up at the airport in a couple of days to return to my home like he does each September.

"Immediately we misplaced a tremendous athlete and a fair higher pal."

American Leo Manzano, who gained silver within the 1500m at the London 2012 Olympics, stated: "It saddens me to listen to about my former workforce-mate David Torrence. My coronary heart goes out to him and his household."

Canadian monitor and area Olympian Nate Brannen stated: "In full shock to listen to of the passing of David Torrence. Nice man and pal. He will probably be deeply missed."

Professional athlete Molly Huddle stated: "Such unhappy news. Once I assume of David Torrence he's smiling, brightening a room, passionately chasing down goals, being a pressure for good. RIP."

Fellow runner Molly Huddle: "I’m completely damaged listening to about David Torrence. One of the perfect people I've ever met, I’ll miss him deeply."

And Rio 2016 5,000m silver medallist and 2017 World Athletics Championships bronze medal winner Paul Chelimo: "I'm simply shocked. Awoke from a nap solely to listen to David Torrence is dead. Might he RIP."

OLYMPIC runner David Torrence has been found dead at the bottom of a swimming pool.