Mario Cipollini




For those of you not familiar with this chap. 


Mario Cipollini (born 22 March 1967), often abbreviated to "Cipo", is a retired Italian professional road cyclist most noted for his sprinting ability, the longevity of his dominance (his first pro win came in 1989, his last in 2005; 191 victories in all) and his colourful personality. His nicknames include Il Re Leone (The Lion King) and Super Mario. He is regarded as one of the best sprinters of his generation.


Race First Win Last Win # of Wins
Giro d'Italia
1989 2003 42
Tour de France 1993 1999 12
Vuelta a España
2002 2002 3