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Olympic Figure Skater Denis Ten Dies Of Stab Wound In Kazakhstan

Olympic Figure Skater Denis Ten Stabbed Death
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Jul. 19 2018, Published 1:33 p.m. ET

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Denis Ten, an Olympic medal-winning figure skater from Kazakhstan has died.

As has learned from multiple reports, the 25-year-old was stabbed by two men who were trying to steal his car mirrors, this Thursday. He was transported to the ER but died shortly after from his grave wounds.

“He was so kind to everyone and a huge inspiration to me and so many other people. Murdered in the streets of Kazakhstan. Denis, thank you for showing us how to be a champion. Your time with us was way too short. Love you forever,” wrote fellow figure skater Adam Rippon after Ten’s killing.

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Radar readers know Ten was an avid skater who won the bronze medal at Sochi in 2014. He also came in 27th place at the Olympic games in South Korea.

“The ISU is deeply saddened by the news from media in Kazakhstan announcing the passing of Figure Skater Denis Ten. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Denis' family, friends and fans across the world,” tweeted ISU Figure Skating following his passing.

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