Denis Ten

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Birthday
13, 1993
Birthplace
Kazakhstan
Death Date
Jul 19, 2018 (25)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
13, 1993
Birthplace
Kazakhstan
Death Date
Jul 19, 2018 (25)

About

Kazakhstani-Korean figure skater who became a multiple-time National Champion, an Asian Games Winter Champion and a World silver medalist. He made his Olympic debut in 2010 and won bronze in the men's singles in 2014. 

Before Fame

He spent five years attending music school and competed in various sports, including tennis, swimming and taekwando. 

Trivia

In 2008, he became the first skater from Kazakhstan ever to win a medal at an ISU competition. 

Family Life

He has an older brother named Alexei. His great-grandfather Min Keung-ho was a member of the Righteous Army which fought to gain independence from Japan. 

Associated With

He and Gennady Golovkin have both been members of Kazakhstan's Astana Presidential Sports Club.