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Marquez nominated for Laureus Award

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Eight-time World Champion receives his 2d nomination for the prestigious Award, which is ready to be presented on 17th February

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) is considered one of the essential elite carrying names to be nominated for the prestigious Laureus Sports activities Awards, which takes place in Berlin, Germany on 17th February.

The 26-300 and sixty five days mature produced his most distinguished season to this level in 2019 as he rode to 12 victories, an eighth world title and a file capabilities haul for the MotoGP™ class.

These achievements were ample for Marquez to receive a nomination for Sportsman of the 300 and sixty five days at the annual awards tournament.

The Spaniard joins the likes of Formula1’s Lewis Hamilton, tennis player Rafael Nadal, footballer Lionel Messi and golf’s Tiger Woods in the Sportsman of the 300 and sixty five days class.

This is Marquez’s 2d nomination for the award, after he lost out to tennis megastar Novak Djokovic in 2015. He will be making an try for to change into the first athlete from a motorsport discipline to buy the award since Formula1’s Sebastian Vettel did so in 2014.

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