Mario Cipollini undergoes second operation to correct heart condition

Mario Cipollini
Mario Cipollini (Image credit: Getty Images)

Mario Cipollini is recovering from a second operation to correct a heart rhythm disorder, according to a report in La Gazzetta dello Sport. Cipollini said the operation was planned at a hospital in Ancona to check the effects of an initial operation that he had in October last year.

"The second operation was therefore planned. Don't worry," Cipollini told La Gazzetta dello Sport, but he also indicated before the second operation that he is still having trouble with his heart. 

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