'Faint' Sarkozy Hospitalized After Jog
French prez 'felt faint,' undergoing medical tests
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 26, 2009 10:23 AM CDT
French President Nicholas Sarkozy, left, is greeted by Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme in Le Grand-Bornand, Alps region, France, Wednesday, July 22, 2009.    (AP Photo/Joel Saget, POOL)
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(Newser) – Nicolas Sarkozy “felt faint” during his usual morning jog today, reports the Guardian, and was admitted to the hospital where he was under observation and undergoing further tests. Elysee Palace declined to comment further, saying it would release further details this afternoon. The energetic French president is known as something of a fitness fanatic.