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Athletics  : Sub Suresh Chandra Pandey

Participated in Kenya International Athletics Meet-1968.
Participated in 14th IAAF World Cross - Country Championship1986, Switzerland.

Participated in 18th IAAF World Cross - Country Championship1990, France.

3rd position in Kuala Lumpur ( Malaysia ) International Marathon Race ACE -1991 (42.195 KM). Participated in J apan International Marathon Race-1991.
1st posn in Mulaka ( Malaysia ) International Marathon Race-1994.
Participated in S ingapore International Marathon Race in 1995.

Boxing : Sub Maj Narender Singh

Nb Sub Narendra Singh won the Gold Medal in Services Boxing at Bangalore, thereafter, he represented India in International Boxing, ‘Mayor Cup’ 1991 in Thailand. He also secured 3rd position in SAF Games 1991 in Sri Lanka. Later he represented India in Philippines Boxing Championship (1992) and once again in Barcelona Olympics (1992).

Athletics :Sub Maj Sumer Singh

Stood first in Pune International Marathon in Dec 1993 and 1994.
Stood first in Inter Service Cross Country Championship1995-96.
Participated in World X-Country Championship in South Africa - 1996.
st position in Jamshedpur open National Marathon Championship in October 1999 and Akhil Bhartiya
Cross-Country Championship in Feb 2000 and 13th Thane Versha Marathon Championship in Feb 2000.
Participated in S ingapore International  Marathon Race 2000. Participated in World Army Marathon Championship in Lebanon in  2001.

Cross-Country : Sub Hira Singh

1ST Position in Varsha Mini Marathon Championship at Thane (Maharastra) -1998.
Participated in World Marathon Championship in Switzerland - 1998

Cross-Country : Sub Mahesh Singh

Participated in SAF Games in Katmandu in 1999.
1st Position in Sena Marathon Championship in 2000-01.

Cross Country : Nb Sub Darwan Singh

IAAF World X Country Championship 2001 Portugal

Boxing : Nb Sub Khima Nand Belwal

Hav Khima Nand Belwal of 15 Kumaon, participated in International Invitational Boxing Championships and won Gold Medal in Indo-Sri Lanka Army Dual Boxing 2002. Thereafter, he again won Gold Medals in South Asian Under 19 Amateur Boxing Championship 2001, XXXIV Junior National Boxing Championship 2002, 7th Brandenburg Cup 2002 and Junior International Boxing Championship 2002. He participated in World Cup 2002 held at Cuba. In the 8th Brandenburg Cup Boxing Tournament held in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany (2003)
he won Silver Medal.

Everesters :Sub Chanchal Singh

Sub Chanchal Singh of 18 Kumaon is the first Kumaoni to be the member of Indian Army Everest Expedition who scaled the World's Highest Peak 'Mount Everest' on 23 May 2001. He was honoured with 'Shaurya Chakra' on Independence Day 2001 andwas given out of turn promotion to the rank of Nb Sub for his act of bravery and indomitable courage

Evresters : Sub Lal Singh

Nb Sub Lal Singh of 8 Kumaon attained the feat of conquering Mount Everest (8848 M) on 26 May 2003 as Joint Indo-Nepal Army Expedition Everest- Lhotse- 2003.

Evresters :Sub Rajendra Singh Jalal

Nb Sub Rajendra Singh Jalal was one of the first climbers atop Annapurna - I (8091 M) on 6 May 2002, also he was the first Indian to climb it without oxygen . He summited Mount Everest (8848 M) on 26 May 2003.

Evresters :Padma Shri, Col N Kumar, PVSM, KC, AVSM (Retired)

Popularly known to his friends and in the mountaineering fraternity by his nick name, ‘Bull’; Col Kumar, started his mountaineering career after joining the Kumaon Regiment. He was the first Indian after Tenzing Norgay to have climbed to the height of 28000 feet in 1960 when only eight other human beings had climbed higher. Subsequently, he was Deputy Leader of the successful Indian Everest Expedition (1965) and Leader of the Indian Nanda Devi Expedition. He also led successful climbs to Chomalhari and Nilkantha. In 1979 and 1981 he led expeditions to Sia Kangri and Teram Kangri in the Eastern Karakorams. He led the Indo-German Indus Boat Expedition and Trisul Ski Expedition that set a new world record for skiing down a mountain. He has been the Principal of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and the National Ski School and later was Commandant of the High Altitude Warfare School.

Mountaineering :Sub Maj P Ashuli Mao

During his service did the Unit and Country proud by participating in the following expeditions in India and abroad
1978 - Saser Kangri (Ladakh)    -  24350 feet
1979 - Stok Kangri (Ladakh)     -   20083 feet
1981 - Sea Kangri (Ladakh)      -   23350 feet
1982 - Stok Kangtri (Ladakh)    -   20083 feet 
1983 - Kamet (Kumaon and Naga Expetion)   -   25350 feet
1984 - SoLToro Kangri (Ladakh)                    -   24350 feet
1985 - Mt Everest (Indian Army Expeditin)     -    290016 feet 
1993 - Mt Mckinley International Expedition: Alaska ( United States of America )   -  20300 feet

Archery

The following persons of 1 NAGA have excelled in sports and brought laurels to the Battalion/Army: -
Naib/Subedar Kikheho Sema   -   National Archery       -      Silver Medal
Havildar Karong Ngamba Kom -   National Archery          1.   Silver Medal
                                                                           2.   Silver Medal (Overall Champion)
Havildar L Nekhini Mao           -    National Archery     -     Bronze Medal
Havildar Imlong Chang            -    National Archery    -      Bronze Medal
Havildar J Khamgboy Lamkang -   National Archery      -      Gold Medal
Havildar P Kakrelo Mao           -    National Archery     -       Bronze Medal

 

Thialand Open Fencing Championship 2010

 

Nb Sub Vijay Kumar of 18 KUMAON won Bronze medal in Thialand Open Fencing Championship 2010 held at Pattaya (Thialand), obtained excellent positions in International Fencing Championships and won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in Senior National level Fencing Championships (in both team & individual events) since the year 2005.

 

 

 

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