Denis Ten of Kazakhstan Wins Bronze Medal in Olympics Figure Skating (+Photos)


Denis Ten captured the bronze medal at the 2014 Olympics in the men’s figure skating competition.

Ten finished behind Patrick Chan of Canada and Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan.

He ended with an overall score of 255.10, less than two points ahead of fourth place Javier Fernandez of Spain and Tatsuki Machida of Japan.

Ten previously won the silver medal at the 2013 Wold Games.

He’s part of the Korean minority in Kazakhstan. He moved to Moscow, Russia in 2004 with his mother. In 2010, they moved to California.

Ten began competing internationally in 2006 at the age of 13. He’s now 20.

See photos of his skate on Friday below, via Getty Images.

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News Photo: Denis Ten of Kazakhstan performs during the Figure…

News Photo: Denis Ten of Kazakhstan performs during the Figure…

News Photo: Denis Ten of Kazakhstan performs during the Figure…

News Photo: Denis Ten of Kazakhstan performs during the Figure…

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News Photo: Kazakhstans Denis Ten performs in the Mens Figure…

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News Photo: Denis Ten of Kazakhstan competes during the Figure…


  • Ербол Абжамиев

    Yeah! Straight forward Kazakhstan!

  • Ербол Абжамиев

    It is an interesting feature that the winners are Asians (Chan from Canada, Ten from Kazakhstan and Yuzuru Hanyu from Japan), even though they are from different regions


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