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Alex Criville joins World Championship stars in Dakar Solidario event

Alex Criville joins World Championship stars in Dakar Solidario event

The Dakar Solitario foundation held a charity bike ride on Saturday near Barcelona.

Famed surgeon to the MotoGP stars, Dr. Xavier Mir is also well known for his charity work as the head of the Dakar Solidario foundation. The head of microsurgery united some famous faces for a bike ride in Cerdanya, Spain, this past Saturday –amongst them former 500cc World Champion Alex Criville.

Criville, 125cc rider Marc Marquez, plus Pol and Aleix Espargaro´s father, joined ex-World Championship competitors Carlos & David Checa in representing the motorcyclists, whilst guidance was on hand from 2004 Olympic Mountain Bike runner-up Josep Antoni Hermida.

Dakar Rally competitors Jordi Arcarons, Nani Roma and Marc Coma also showed their support for the foundation, which is principally devoted to providing medical material for the less fortunate areas passed through by the rally event.

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MotoGP, 2008

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