Raven Saunders bought to make her mother proud one final time.
On Aug. 1, the 25-year-old athlete represented Group USA on the Olympic podium when she accepted the silver medal within the ladies’s shot put competitors on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Simply two days later, Raven revealed that her mom, Clarissa Saunders, had died. “My mama was an important lady and can eternally reside via me,” she tweeted, calling her “My primary guardian angel.”
“I’ll all the time and eternally love you,” Raven mentioned, telling followers she could be hopping off social media “for some time to handle my psychological and my household.”
Live5News interviewed Clarissa at an Olympics watch occasion in Florida on Aug. 1, proper earlier than she noticed her daughter earn her first Olympic medal.
“It is loopy,” she mentioned of Raven making it to Tokyo. “Not being there’s a little bummer however, hey, we’re cheering from right here,” Clarissa went on. “So she’ll do good, I am fairly certain she’ll do good.”