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Marquez breaks leg in dirt bike crash

Looks like Marc Marquez is not off to a good start this year.

MotoGP World Champion, Marc Marquez, has broken his fibula during a dirt-track training session in Lleida, west of Barcelona, yesterday afternoon.

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Marc was immediately taken to the Universitario Quirón Dexeus Hospital where Dr. Xavier Mir treated the spiral fracture of the distal third of his right fibula. After carrying out a CT scan and X-ray, Dr. Mir confirmed, "The results showed no ligament damage or dislocation and no need to proceed with surgery. I expect he will need 3-4 weeks to fully recover".
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-20-2014, 04:33 PM
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Not exactly a broken bone, but a spiral fracture. Still...

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Unfortunate... he may miss practice in a few places, but should be alright. Might help even the odds a bit. Now it's up to the mini-midget to show his prowess.

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Even more so that he's back on a Honda.

I do like Marquez, he's just young and nieve. Great rider with unlimited potential.

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Young kid in a hyperbaric chamber for a couple weeks, he will be good as new.



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