What does Marc Márquez have in common with Rafa Nadal or Martina Navrátilová? Besides being an athlete, the habit of consecutive victories. This weekend, MotoGP will be on the Sachsenring and on the German track, the Spaniard has an enviable record: 8 consecutive victories. If he succeeds again on Sunday, he will tie the record set by Giacomo Agostini who won in uninterrupted fashion at Imatra in the GP of Finland from 1965 to 1973.
On the other hand, Nadal took eight consecutive wins in the Monte Carlo Masters and, also in the Principality, Ayrton Senna won the F1 GP of Monaco 5 times in a row. The aforementioned Navrátilová, on the other hand, triumphed at Wimbledon from 1982 to 1987. Speaking of female serial winners, skier Lindsey Vonn finished first 6 consecutive times in the downhill event at Lake Louis, in Canada.
Miguel Indurain, another Spaniard on two wheels, but this time with pedals, stopped (in a manner of speaking) at 4 Tour de France victories, begun in 1991 and ending in 1995. Nadia Comaneci and Carolina Marin, on the other hand, took home three gold consecutive gold medals in European championships.
No matter how things go on Sunday, Márquez is already in good company.