Colleagues shocked by the death of 25-year-old Denis ten.
Criminal’s death the bronze medalist of the Olympic games in figure skating Denis ten has sent shock waves through the sports society. Yesterday 25-year-old skater in Almaty caught two criminals who were thrown out of the mirror with his personal car. In the ensuing scuffle Ten stabbed. Unconscious the sports star was taken to hospital where he died two hours later from severe blood loss.
Figure skating stars always, despite the rivalry, very warmly communicate with their colleagues from different countries. Denis is remembered as a kind and warm person with whom it was always nice to chat and make friends. In Kazakhstan, tena had his own ice show, where he was often invited colleagues, so they continued to communicate closely and outside camps and competitions.
“What a misfortune! — wrote in a personal blog Tatiana Navka. — A terrible tragedy happened to a very talented skater and a beautiful boy Denis Ten. Deep condolences to the family and loved ones!!! The whole skating world grieves today!”
Alexei Yagudin, upon learning of the tragedy, could not hold back tears, and in social media to address the murderers of tena spoke very harshly.
“Gone not just a skater, and a part of us!!! Part of me!!!!!! As?!?!?!?!?!? Why!?!?!?!? — he wrote. — There are no words…….. Let die those things, who’s involved, sit and die in jail, you bastards!”
“Wild, brutal injustice! God, give strength to the parents to relive what happened!” — commented Tatiana Totmianina.
“What is happening? — echoes Irina Slutskaya. — Why are these scum still walk the earth?! For anything to take the life of a young boy, a beautiful, successful, talented…. This grief is immense and ever. Ridiculous. Can’t believe it. Don’t want to believe. My deepest condolences to the parents. O Lord, give strength to the families and friends to experience this loss. Denis, you are forever in the hearts of all his fans. Let the earth you rest in peace. We mourn and weep”.
Expressed condolences to the family and Evgeni Plushenko, whom the terrible news caught in Bulgaria on sports collecting. He shared memories about the first meeting with figure skater:
“Denis, my friend, no words… Kind, sincere, humble… I Remember as a little boy, first saw you when you watched my workout. I don’t want to believe… You were a decoration of any tournament and any show! The whole skating world mourns, as your people, and your country and your fans around the world! Remember and love…. Most sincere condolences to the family and friends. Hold on!”
Evgenia Medvedeva has published in a personal blog a picture of her on the ice skating on the back of Denis and wrote a very touching post.
“It was only 2 years ago. Denis seemed to be the most exciting, unusual and one of the most creative people in the world of figure skating. It is impossible to believe. I don’t want and can’t believe. Condolences to all loved ones of Dennis. I will never forget his laughter!”