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PARIS -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy felt unwell while exercising Sunday and was undergoing medical tests, the Elysee Palace announced.
Sarkozy "felt faint" Sunday while doing sports and his personal doctor immediately took charge of him, the two-sentence statement said. No other details were available.
The 54-year-old president, elected in 2007, began "feeling faint" while playing sports.
"He was immediately seen to by his doctor. He is currently undergoing extra examinations," his office said.
The incident happened at his weekend retreat near Versailles, outside Paris, AFP news agency reported. Elysee Palace had no further official information.
AFP also reported that he was taken to a military hospital.
Mr Sarkozy is regularly seen running and is a keen cyclist