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Mario Cipollini (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmarjo tʃipolˈlini]; 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.