24 year old Canadian athlete dies while swimming

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A 24-year old Canadian Olympic

400 metres runner, Daundre

Barnaby has been reported dead

in a swimming accident.

The Olympian, who has been

described as an outstanding

athlete was said to have

drowned after a strong current

swept him out to sea as he swam

with team-mates during a

training camp on the Caribbean

island of St Kitts.

Barnaby was sixth in his heat at

London 2012 and reached the

semi-finals at last year\’s

Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Athletics Canada chief executive

Rob Guy called Barnaby \”an

outstanding athlete and an even

better young man\”. BBC

 

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