Denis Ten

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Denis Ten
2018 Olympics - Denis Ten - 1.jpg
Personal information
Full nameDenis Yuryevich Ten
Country representedKazakhstan
Born(1993-06-13)13 June 1993
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Died19 July 2018(2018-07-19) (aged 25)
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
CoachFrank Carroll, Nikolai Morozov
Former coachRafael Arutyunyan,
Elena Buianova,
Tatiana Tarasova
ChoreographerDavid Wilson
Former choreographerNikolai Morozov. Stéphane Lambiel,
Lori Nichol,
Elena Buianova,
Tatiana Tarasova,
Irina Tagaeva,
Mikhail Pochitalin
Skating clubKiyal Almaty
Training locationsEl Segundo, California,
Almaty
Former training locationsHackensack, New Jersey,
Novogorsk
Moscow
Began skating1998
World standing31 (2017–18)
12 (2016–17)
3 (2015–16)
3 (2014–15)
5 (2013–14)
6 (2012–13)
16 (2011–12)
25 (2010–11)
18 (2009–10)
28 (2008–09)
81 (2007–08)
ISU personal best scores
Combined total289.46
2015 Four Continents
Short program97.61
2015 Four Continents
Free skate191.85
2015 Four Continents

Denis Yuryevich Ten (Денис Юрьевич Тен; 13 June 1993 – 19 July 2018) was a Kazakh figure skater.[1]

Ten was was the 2014 Olympic bronze medalist, a two-time World medalist (silver in 2013, bronze in 2015), the 2015 Four Continents champion, the 2017 Winter Universiade champion, and a five-time national champion of Kazakhstan.

On 19 July 2018, Ten was stabbed in the thigh by two men who were trying to steal his car mirrors.[1] Ten suffered blood loss and died in the Central Clinical Hospital in Almaty, aged 25.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Kazakh skater ten dies in knife attack". 19 July 2018.
  2. Mather, Victor (19 July 2018). "Denis Ten, 25, Olympic Skating Medalist, Dies After Stabbing". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 July 2018.