Memorial plaque commemorating Denis Ten opened in Almaty

07 November, 2018, 18:30 271
Memorial plaque commemorating Denis Ten opened in Almaty

An office of the Fund of Denis Ten at Halyk Arena was also presented.

The city of Almaty held a solemn opening ceremony of the memorial plaque commemorating Olympic bronze winner, well-known figure skater Denis Ten, as well as the Fund of Denis Ten's office was presented in the Halyk Arena multifunctional complex, BNews.kz reports referring to information sports HUB.  

Deputy Mayor Arman Kyrykbayev, merited coach of the USSR, world-level master of sports of the USSR Tatyana Tarasova, Russian figure skater Elena Radionova, Russian Consul General in Almaty Evgeni Bobrov, Kazakh national artist Roza Rymbayeva and others. Tatyana Tarasova, who loved Denis as her own son, remembered the young champion with tears in her eyes.

"He glorified his Homeland. Millions of people who watched his performances peered in maps to find Kazakhstan as not everyone knows its location. His is a great son of his people," said Tarasova with her eyes full of tears at the opening ceremony. 

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The memorial plaque was installed on the house at the following address: Nazarbayev-48 Avenue, his birthplace and where he lived. 

In her speech, she added that all renowned athletes are ready to support projects of Denis Ten and help his mother in their implementation. 

The Fund aims at preserving the legacy of Denis, to support his projects and creative young people, as the champion was also played music, write scripts and take professional photos. Denis left a huge legacy, and now the Fund, represented by his parents, colleagues and friends, seek to realize all the initiatives of Denis.   

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After the presentation of an office of the Fund of Denis Ten, well-known figure skater Elena Rodionova and other athletes of our country performed in front of the spectators.