Cipo ends Peta's unbeaten run

A resurgent Mario Cipollini puts an end to Alessandro Petacchi's unbeaten sprinting record this seas

A resurgent Mario Cipollini puts an end to Alessandro Petacchi's unbeaten sprinting record this seas
PIC BY TDWSPORT.COM Mario Cipollini, 38 in a fortnight, achieved what no one else has managed to this season and beat Alessandro Petacchi in a race-deciding sprint. 'The Lion King' got the better of eight-time 2005 winner Petacchi at the Tour of the Province of Lucca in Altopascio. In fact, Petacchi had to make do with third place on the stage as young Panaria sprinter Paride Grillo also beat him to the line. 1 Mario Cipollini (Ita) Liquigas-Bianchi 177km in 4.24.36 (40.14kph) 2 Paride Grillo (Ita) Panaria 3 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Fassa Bortolo 4 Giosu Bonomi (Ita) Lampre-Caffita 5 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Phonak 6 Sergio Marinangeli (Ita) Naturino 7 Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Domina Vacanze 8 Ivan Fanelli (Ita) LPR 9 Marco Velo (Ita) Fassa Bortolo 10 Fabrizio Guidi (Ita) Phonak
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