Lance Corporal Nischal Thapa was the top shot at the 2023 Operational Shooting Competition held at Bisley. For his success he received the King’s Medal which was presented to him by King Charles III at a ceremony at Windsor Castle in December.

The Army Operational Shooting Competition is the British Army’s premier shooting competition. Part of the Defence Operational Shooting Competition. It takes place annually at the National Shooting Centre in Brookwood, Surrey.

A very proud day for him and The Royal Gurkha Rifles.