Kazakhstan lays one of beloved son to rest
Today July 21, 2018 a huge number of people gathered together near Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Almaty on occasion of the death of Kazakhstani figure skater, Olympic medalist Denis Ten.
People came to take part in the civic funeral. They are laying candles, flowers, not keeping back their tears citizens express their deepest condolences to relatives and friends of the talented man, great sportsman and just a good boy Denis Ten, BNews.kz correspondent informs.
Today not only relatives and friends of Denis came to pay tribute to the memory of the Champion and the pride of the Kazakh figure skating, but also the Almaty people who loved and respected the athlete.
One of Almaty citizens compares the day of funeral of Denis Ten with the burial of Dinmukhamed Kunayev. Then the same number of people gathered. We did not have time to say good-bye to the ceremony of farewell, when they were already taking out the coffin with the body, people ran to the cemetery after the coffin. Throughout the road in front of the map, flowers were thrown. The whole street was strewn with flowers all the way to the cemetery. With Denis, the people also gathered, so many flowers and so many people, " resident of Almaty Amirkhan Abdikalykov said .
The brigade of doctors is on duty at the building, the police lined the perimeter.
Denis Ten for all was a national hero. And the big resonance that was given from the society, is one more evidence of it. I went to one event, where I had to speak. Before the performance, I read the news that Denis had died. After that, all my performance swam. I could not collect my thoughts. There was a lump in the shower. I bought candles and in memory of him I lit on the square near the Palace of the Republic. Personally, I was not acquainted with him, but in 2017, when the Universiade was, he won first place. Then I was the emcee of figure skating finals: when Denis came out on the ice, everyone was exultant. Today, as expected, there are a lot of people who can not get inside, many are saying goodbye to him on the street, " Almas Sagynuly, the director of the Almaty League of KVN said.
Earlier, Gennady Golovkin flew to the funeral of the Olympic prize-winner from Los Angeles. Nannhazy Zharylgapov, Honored Coach of the Kazakhstan, also takes part in the memorial service.
Denis Ten had stubbed to his death on July 19, 2018 in Almaty. Two persons held in killing. They were given a preventive measure in the form of custody for two months.