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Sarkozy Takes A Turn

  • July 28th, 2009
  • Posted by EUEditor

sarkozy-running.jpgThe French president Nicolas Sarkozy spent the night in hospital (26-27.7.09) after collapsing while on a Sunday jog in the Versailles area near Paris.

Mr Sarkozy, 54, interested in keeping trim through running  and cycling, walked out of the hospital accompanied by his wife.

A communique from his office said he’d been overcome by the effects of hot weather and demands of work he’d been doing.

Heart tests had proved negative and there was no neurological cause for his passing out in the street.

He’d been counselled to rest for some days but had not been given any medication.

Reference: Le Monde, Paris, 27.7.09, “Nicolas Sarkozy est sorti a pied de l’hopital du Val-de-Grace”; (Nicolas Sarkozy walks out of the Val-du-Grace Hospital)., (27.7.09).
Picture: Le footing at Elysee Palace