Head of state offers sympathies to Denis Ten family

19 July, 2018, 21:31 458
Head of state offers sympathies to Denis Ten family

Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that we cherish the memory of Denis.

Kazakhstan’s leader expressed his condolences to the family of Honored Master of Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan Denis Ten in connection with his tragic death, Akorda reports.

"I was deeply saddened by the news of the tragic death of Denis Ten - a famous Kazakhstan athlete, bronze medalist of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Accept my deepest sympathy in connection with this irreparable loss.

Denis made a significant contribution to the formation and development of the national school of figure skating, the promotion of Kazakhstan's sport at the highest level. His outstanding achievements have glorified our country, contributing to the popularization of sport among the youth.

He was not only an outstanding athlete, whose talent was recognized and revered in many countries of the world, but also an outstanding personality, a true patriot of Kazakhstan.

We will cherish the memory of Denis Ten in our hearts,” the telegram reads.

As reported earlier Denis Ten, Kazakh figure skater - 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 has died at the age of 25 in Almaty hospital on July 19, 2018.

Well-known sportsmen, politicians and public figures expressed their condolences to the family and friends of the deceased Kazakh figure skater Denis Ten.