HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Bowie finished third in the 100 meter final with a time of 10.779. English Gardner took first at 10.74 while Tianna Bartoletta placed third with a time of 10.776.
"I mean, I just have to be thankful for every moment," Bowie said in a post race interview. "I said no matter what happened today, I was going to be thankful. So, here I am. I'm thankful. On to the next race."
Bowie entered the championship race with a semifinal best of 10.74.
Her job isn't done just yet, either. Bowie will compete in the 200 meter dash Friday.