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Memorial plaque to Denis Ten opened in Almaty


In Almaty, a memorial plaque to the memory of Kazakhstan figure skater, bronze medalist of the Olympic Games Denis Ten was opened, reports with reference to

A memorial plaque is installed on the facade of the house along Nazarbayev Avenue. An athlete was born and lived in this house. Tatyana Tarasov, Honored Coach of the USSR, Master of Sports of the USSR of international class, and Russian figure skater Elena Radionova came specially for the opening ceremony.

Tatyana Tarasova was the coach of Denis in CSKA from 2003 to 2010. She had not been to Kazakhstan before, and this is her first visit.

“This is a great boy. He wanted to glorify this country. It so happened that he died in this country. Millions of people who watched all his speeches, searched Kazakhstan on the map. Not everyone knows where the country is, but everyone knew through him. a great son of my people. I was lucky to work with him. He was so much in love with his profession, who understood that through the profession you can achieve a lot. He was the best among the best. He is a unique guy from his very childhood. Everything that he did from going out on the ice raised stadiums “, – said Tatiana Tarasova.

At the opening ceremony, Almaty Deputy Mayor Arman Kyrykbaev said that a sketch for the monument to Denis Tenu was being developed. According to him, the monument will be installed in the spring. Denis Ten died from stab wounds on July 19, 2018.

The skaters were attacked by avtovors, who were caught at the scene of the crime. The incident occurred at the intersection of Kurmangazy and Baiseitova streets. The suspects are Nuraly Kiyasov and Arman Kudaibergenov, as well as Zhanar Tolybaeva. Currently, the investigation into the murder of Denis Tena is completed. According to Interior Minister Kalmukhanbet Kasymov, the process of familiarization with the case materials is still underway.

Source: Ministry of Information and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan