Which country has become the world’s first country to officially recognise parkour as a sport?

Which country has become the world’s first country to officially recognise parkour as a sport?
[A]United States
[B]Singapore
[C]Malaysia
[D]United Kingdom

United Kingdom
The United Kingdom has become the first country in the world to officially recognise parkour as a sport. Parkour, also known as freerunning, involves negotiating terrain using only the natural strength of one’s body, principally through running, jumping and climbing surrounding features. Withthis, the organisations that are involved in the sport can now apply for funding from the Government and National Lottery.

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