Olympic silver medallist Bouhail doubtful for London

Last Updated: Dec 27, 2011, 21:42 PM IST

London: Olympic vault silver medallist Thomas Bouhail of France is doubtful for next year`s London Games after breaking his leg in training.

The 25-year-old, who finished second to Poland`s Leszek Blanik in Beijing in 2008 before taking gold in the 2010 world championships, said in a statement on Tuesday that an operation on his leg had been successful.

Bouhail faces a race against time to be fit for the London Olympics which take place from July 27 to August 12.

Bureau Report