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Denis Ten
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Personal information
Full name Denis Yuryevich Ten
Country represented Kazakhstan
Born (1993-06-13)13 June 1993
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Died 19 July 2018(2018-07-19) (aged 25)
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Coach Frank Carroll, Nikolai Morozov
Former coach Rafael Arutyunyan,
Elena Buianova,
Tatiana Tarasova
Choreographer David Wilson
Former choreographer Nikolai Morozov. Stéphane Lambiel,
Lori Nichol,
Elena Buianova,
Tatiana Tarasova,
Irina Tagaeva,
Mikhail Pochitalin
Skating club Kiyal Almaty
Training locations El Segundo, California,
Almaty
Former training locations Hackensack, New Jersey,
Novogorsk
Moscow
Began skating 1998
World standing 31 (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 total 289.46
2015 Four Continents
Short program 97.61
2015 Four Continents
Free skate 191.85
2015 Four Continents

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

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. Ten suffered blood loss and died in the Central Clinical Hospital in Almaty, aged 25.


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