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Brigade of Gurkhas Inter Unit Ladies’ Badminton Competition

18th September 2018

10 Queens Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment (QOGLR) organised an unprecedented Brigade of Gurkhas (BG) Inter Unit Ladies’ Badminton competition.

The Gurkha ladies, all spouses of Gurkha soldiers within the BG represented four major units; QOGLR, 1 Royal Gurkha Rifles (RGR), Queens Gurkha Engineers (QGE) and the Queens Gurkha Signals (QG Signals).

The winners were presented with individual trophies and the winning team 1 RGR was presented with a running shield with the statement that this competition will now take place every year. The runner up team for this year was QGE. 

Inter Unit Team Event

Winner: 1 RGR 
Runners up: QGE

Ladies Open Doubles

Winner: Mrs Ranjana Thakuri and Mrs Bimala Saru Rana (1 RGR )

Runner up: Mrs Manita Rai and Mrs Rebeeca Limbu ( QGE )

The Badminton competition was organised by Corporal Netra Gurung and Lance Corporal Lok Thapa. Overall organised under direction of Gurkha Major QOGLR Major Chakra Khatri with assistance from Captain Ganesh Gurung. The day concluded with a social event at a local restaurant.

 

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