Daundre Barnaby dies in tragic accident aged 24

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Canadian 400m runner Daundre Barnaby sadly passed away whilst in a training camp with fellow athletes. The accident occurred as Barnaby was dragged out to sea by a current whilst relaxing on the Caribbean island of St Kitts.

The Glasgow Commonwealth games semi-finalist was an incredibly talented athlete full of potential, with a personal best of 45.47 the future looked incredibily bright for the young Jamaican-born.

Tributes have been paid by Athletics Canada chief exectuive Rob Guy, who described the former Mississipi state athlete as “an outstanding athlete and an even better young man”.

Toronto FC midfielder Jonathan Osorio also paid his respects on Twitter earlier today.

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First published on: 29 March, 2015 12:00 am

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