The International Skating Union confirmed the news on Twitter, writing, 'Our heartfelt condolences go out to Denis’ family, friends and fans across the world.'
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said in a statement, 'Denis Ten was a great athlete and a great ambassador for his sport. A warm personality and a charming man. Such a tragedy to lose him at such a young age.'
Our thoughts go out to Ten's family and friends.
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