Tatiana Tarasova

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MOSCOW, July 19. /TASS/. Figure skating coach Tatiana Tarasova thought of Kazakhstani figure skater Denis ten, who was killed by robbers on Thursday in Alma-ATA, not only his student but also a good friend. She told TASS.

Kazakhstan Mr. Ten, who won the bronze medal at the Olympics in Sochi in 2014, died Thursday in Alma-ATA as a result of stab wounds.

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“I don’t know how to live among such a crime? Claimed the life of a genius, talented person, whom we all loved, loved his human qualities. He was not only my student, he was my friend. I have no words,” – said Tarasov.

According to the Department of internal Affairs of Almaty, on Thursday around 15:00 (12:00 GMT) Ten caught two men trying to steal the mirror of his car . The result of the scuffle, the attackers inflicted a stab wound skater, the athlete was taken to hospital where he later died. The investigation, conducted a search for suspects.

Tenu 13 June was 25 years old. He is also a two-time winner of the world Championships.