Marc Márquez returns at the Portuguese Grand Prix

The Spaniard received the medical discharge of his right arm injury and will be present on the third date of the Motorcycle World Championship.


The Spanish Marc Márquez, team driver Honda de MotoGP, received this Saturday the medical discharge of his humerus injury and will compete again next week in the Grand Prix of Portugal, third test of Motorcycle World Championship.

In the review carried out into Catalan by the medical team four months after surgery for infected pseudoarthrosis of the right humerus, it was found "A very satisfactory clinical evolution" "Evident progress in the bone healing process."

Marc Márquez"In the current situation it is considered that the patient can return to competition, assuming the reasonable risk implicit in his sports activity"said the statement offered this Saturday by Repsol Honda.

"I'm very happy! Yesterday I visited the doctors and they gave me the green light to return to competition. It has been nine difficult months, with moments of uncertainties and ups and downs, and now, finally, I will be able to enjoy my passion again. See you next week in Portimao! ", Márquez announced on social media.

In this way, the eighth champion will return to action nine months after breaking his humerus in the Jerez-Ángel Nieto Circuit during the race of the first Grand Prix of 2020. Two days later, on July 21, he underwent surgery, and that week he returned to compete in the Andalusian Grand Prix, although the pain prevented him from participating in the test.

Shortly after, he suffered a relapse due to a break in the titanium plate inserted in his right arm while opening a window in his house. On August 3 he underwent surgery again, and the German Stefan bradl He took the place of Cervera in the Honda box with his brother Àlex Márquez. Without their presence, the 2020 season ended.

On December 3, he underwent his third operation on his right arm, in which the anterior plate was removed and a new one was placed with an iliac crest graft, associated with a cortico-periosteal free flap. Already on March 12, he got back on a motorcycle and days later he participated in a private test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

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