BATUK Lance Corporal victorious at British Taekwondo National Championships in Manchester

Lance Corporal Okogie
BATUK's Lance Corporal Okogie has won the heavy weight category for colour belts at the British Taekwondo National Championship. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

Lance Corporal Okogie from the British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK) has won the heavy weight category for colour belts at the British Taekwondo National Championship 2017 in Manchester.

A member of 7 Regiment RLC, he was also crowned Royal Logistics Corps Youngest Sportsman of the Year and is now setting his sights on the Commonwealth Games.

7 Regiment RLC delivers Combat Service Support (CSS) to the Adaptive Forces and is part of 102 Logistic Brigade. The Regiment is comprised of RLC Logistic Specialists (Supply), Drivers, Chefs, REME vehicle mechanics and artificers and SPS clerks to provide enduring logistic support to global operations and exercises.

They work with partnered Reserve Regiments to deliver logistic effect and frequently deploys soldiers to Kenya along with Afghanistan, Cyprus, The Falkland Islands and Uganda.

Commanders Cup

Taekwondo wasn’t the only sport on the BATUK radar last week as the Commanders Cup continued with the Tug of War testing teamwork, strength and determination.

BATUK tug of war
BATUK take the strain in the tug-of-war. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

After two events, it is honours even as Signals Team won the volleyball last week, with HeadQuarters the clear winners in this week’s Tug of War.

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