Spain`s Marc Coma retains Dakar Rally motorbike title

Spain`s defending champion Marc Coma claimed his fifth Dakar Rally motorbike title after the 13th and final stage concluded in Baradero north of Buenos Aires on Saturday.

Spain`s Marc Coma retains Dakar Rally motorbike title

Baradero: Spain`s defending champion Marc Coma claimed his fifth Dakar Rally motorbike title after the 13th and final stage concluded in Baradero north of Buenos Aires on Saturday.

The 38-year-old from Catalonia equalled the number of titles held by French duo Cyril Neveu and Cyril Despres, and one behind another Frenchman, Stephane Peterhansel.

Coma is joined on the final podium by Paulo Goncalves riding a Honda with Australia`s Toby Price, on another KTM, finishing third in the overall standings.

For KTM this was a 14th Dakar success.

Saturday`s closing stage was won by Ivan Jakes of Slovakia.

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