MotoGP champ Marquez breaks hand

MotoGP champ Marquez breaks hand

Reigning MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez has undergone surgery in Barcelona to treat a fracture to the fifth metacarpal of his left hand.

The Repsol Honda rider suffered the fracture on Tuesday whilst mountain bike training on the outskirts of Cervera.

The surgery was successful and Marquez isn’t expected to miss any races and is expected to ride in the Japanese Grand Prix, which takes place in ten days time at Motegi.

Marquez had screws and a titanium plate inserted into the bone and will begin his rehab within 48 hours.

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