• Tamgho Hospitalized After Fracturing Tibia
World triple jump champion Teddy Tamgho of France has been brought to hospital in Paris after fracturing his shin during training.
"He has a fracture of the left tibia, that's sure, but the fibula is not affected," told Ludovic Ollière Tamgho's agent AFP.
"Teddy has a bar in the tibia from a previous injury. And it is because of this bar that the fibula has not been affected," he said.
On Wednesday The 24-year-old picked up the injury after a series of practice jumps and "there was fatigue involved," said Ollière.
Although there will be test done to determine the seriousness of the injury, it is clear now that the Frenchman will not compete indoors in 2014.
"Teddy is strong mentally, he's not defeated. We will not say that it's as if nothing happened, but he has already shown that he has a strong mind," added Ollière.
Tamgho already underwent the right ankle surgery in 2011 after he fractured it during the warm up at Euro U23 champs making him to skip entire 2012 Olympic season.
"We can fear anything, including a break. I'm shocked, but he has already bounced back and with courage and determination he'll do it again. We're not going to cry before it hurts," said Yalouz.
This season Tamgho took the world title outdoor title in Moscow in triple jump with a massive 18.04 metre jump.