Soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment have won the Army’s boxing title for the seventh time in ten years.
They defeated 22 Engineer Regiment 8-1 in the final of the Army Major Units Boxing Championship at Aldershot.
3 PARA has won the competition every time it has entered since 2003. The team was unable to compete in 2006, 2008 or 2011 because of operational commitments in Afghanistan.
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A team of paratroopers from Essex have fought their way to the final of the Army Major Units Boxing Championship for the seventh time in ten years.
The boxers of Colchester-based 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment will fight for the title against 22 Engineer Regiment on 29 March in Aldershot.
The unit has won the competition every time it has entered since 2003