The opening ceremony of the memorial plaque gathered residents of Almaty, famous athletes, those who especially appreciate the bright, though short the life and art of Denis Ten. Among them were such famous personalities as coach Tatyana Tarasova, who raised a number of world-famous athletes, the Russian figure skater Elena Radionova.
«Denis Ten is a great man. Millions of people around the world who saw his speeches were looking for Kazakhstan on the map. Thanks to Denis, we learned about Kazakhstan. For me it was a joy to work with him. He was the best from the very first appearance on the big ice», said Tatyana Tarasova.
Despite the fact that his life was cut off only at 25 years old, Denis Ten left an indelible mark on world sports.
These days, events dedicated to the memory of a talented figure skater are held in different parts of the world.