The First Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles (1 RGR) won the 1 Division UK Operational Shooting Competition 2023 held at Stanford Training Area.
Lance Corporal Nischal Thapa was the top shot of the competition. The top eight firers of the competition were from 1 RGR. Brigadier Jean Laurentin, Deputy Commander 1 Division, presented the prizes.
1 RGR shooting team will now focus on Defence Operational Shooting Competition to be held at Bisley in June and conduct training accordingly.