Siberian parkour practitioners damage Acropolis in workout

The Acropolis undergoing structural repairs.

The Acropolis undergoing structural repairs. Image by Britrob / CC BY 2.0

Two young parkour followers from Siberia, who used the Acropolis in Athens as the location for their workout, caused damage to one of the walls at the ancient World Heritage-listed site. Parkour is a discipline in which urban territories are used as obstacle courses. Despite warnings from a guide, the two men exercised until parts of a stone wall collapsed. They received a suspended 30-day sentence from a Greek court. Read more: themoscowtimes.com

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