Erik VARGA

Slovakia (SVK) nation flag

Gender
Male
Birthday
09.06.1976
Age
43 years 5 months 11 days
Residence
Sladkovicovo
Height
184 cm
Weight
90 kg
Profession
Policeman

Club
SCP Bratislava. SKP Trnava
Start of competing
1989
Practising shooter since
1986
Personal Coach
Vojtech Varga
National Coach
Branislav Slamka
Handedness
right
Master Eye
right
Place of birth
Sala, SVK
Marital status
married
Events
TR125, DT150, TRMIX, TR
Children:
1
Other sport activities
Tennis, swimming
Higher education
University
Hobbies
Hunting
Languages
English

Current World Rank
124

Latest news about this athlete

Magic moment: Rehak Stefecekova and Varga wins again!

Slovakia’s Zuzana Rehak Stefecekova and Erik Varga, who respectively won gold and silver in the two individual Trap events, climbed atop the podium for the third time in the season, prevailing over the Russian Federation’s Alexey Alipov and Ekaterina Rabaya, and Great Britain’s Kirsty Barr and Aaron Heading.

07.09.2018

Alberto Fernandez tops Erik Varga and claims his second world title

The Spanish Trap shooter crushed 48 of his 50 targets, equalling the World Record he set at last year’s World Cup Final and climbing atop the World Championship podium for the second time in his career.

03.09.2018

Slovakia's Rehak Stefecekova and Varga rule the Trap Mixed Team final in Changwon

The two shooters climbed atop the podium at the end of a tight battle that, in the end, saw them prevail over the reigning World Champion team of Australia, represented by Penny Smith and Jack Wallace. Kuwait’s Sarah Alhawal and Khaled Almudhaf completed the podium in 3rd place.

25.04.2018

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Croatia’s Cernogoraz defended his world cup title in Rome, beating Slovakia’s Varga

The 2012 Olympic Champion won his second consecutive Trap Men world cup title, on the closing day of the 2016 ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Rome.

15.10.2016

San Marino’s Berti clinches odds-defying victory against Trap world champ Varga (SVK)

Ranked 90th in the world, the 33-year old student climbed atop of Baku’s podium, claiming San Marino’s first world cup gold ever in a men event.

23.06.2016

Varga beats Pellielo in Lonato to claim his second Trap world championship title back to back

The Slovakian shooter beat the home champion Pellielo at the ISSF Shotgun World Championship in Lonato, Italy, in a shoot-off after the Gold medal match. Varga had gained the title one year ago at the 2014 ISSF World Championship in Granada, Spain.

12.09.2015

Slovakia's Varga is the new Trap Men World Champ. Italy's Pellielo gains a pass to his 7th Olympics

Erik Varga won the Trap Men final at the ISSF World Championship in Granada, beating Great Britain's Ling in a shoot-off for Gold. Italy's Pellielo placed in third, clinching a Quota place for his seventh Olympic Games.

10.09.2014

Slovakia's Varga secured Trap Men trophy at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup Final

The 37-year old shooter beat Italy's first-time finalist Valerio Grazini in a shoot-off, needed to assign the medals after they both had finished the Gold medal match with 14 hits each.

24.10.2013

Slovakia's Varga ready for holidays, with a Gold medal around his neck

Seven years after winning his last world cup, the 36-year old shooter came back atop of an ISSF podium after an endless shoot-off. Now he will be taking some time off, with a clear aim in his sights: the ISSF World Championship.

11.06.2013

Achievements

Medals

Gold
11
Silver
7

Trap Men (TR125)

Olympic Games

Participations: 3

Place 91
Beijing
Score: 117
2008
Place 121
London
Score: 121
2012
Place 211
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 114
2016

World Championships

Medals: 4Rank 8 and better: 5Participations: 12

Gold3
Lonato
Score: 120, Semi: 12, Final: 12
2015
Granada
Score: 124, Semi: 15, Final: 12
2014
FAGNANO
Score: 121
Junior1994
Silver1
Changwon
Score: 123, Final: 47
2018
Place 41
NICOSIA
Score: 122
Junior1995
Place 161
Nicosia
Score: 121
2007
Place 191
Maribor
Score: 120
2009
Place 341
Lonato
Score: 116
2019
Place 421
Munich
Score: 118
2010
Place 501
Zagreb
Score: 114
2006
Place 611
Belgrade
Score: 117
2011
Place 731
Barcelona
Score: 112
1998

World Cup Final

Medals: 2Rank 8 and better: 5Participations: 6

Gold1
Abu Dhabi
Score: 119, Semi: 13, Final: 14
2013
Silver1
Rome
Score: 120, Semi: 14, Final: 14
2016
Place 41
Belgrade
Score: 118, Final: 19
2007
Place 61
Nicosia
Score: 121, Semi: 12
2015
Place 81
Gabala
Score: 121
2014
Place 101
Beijing
Score: 101
2009

World Cup

Medals: 5Rank 8 and better: 8Participations: 35

Gold2
Nicosia
Score: 122, Semi: 14, Final: 14
2013
Changwon
Score: 121, Final: 21
2007
Silver3
Baku
Score: 120, Semi: 14, Final: 14
2016
Almaty
Score: 120, Semi: 15, Final: 13
2014
Cairo
Score: 118, Final: 24
2006
Place 42
Al Ain
Score: 123, Semi: 12, Final: 10
2013
Munich
Score: 124, Final: 20
2009
Place 61
Brunei
Score: 120, Final: 20
1998
Place 92
Munich
Score: 123
2014
Santo Domingo
Score: 120
2007
Place 101
Suhl
Score: 121
2008
Place 141
Siggiewi
Score: 114
2018
Place 152
Nicosia
Score: 112
1997
SUHL
Score: 120
1996
Place 221
San Marino
Score: 117
2016
Place 231
Minsk
Score: 113
2009
Place 251
Lonato
Score: 113
2000
Place 262
Sydney
Score: 114
2011
ATLANTA
Score: 118
1996
Place 272
Cairo
Score: 109
2009
LIMA
Score: 112
1996
Place 281
Changwon
Score: 116
2018
Place 291
Belgrade
Score: 116
2008
Place 311
LONATO
Score: 115
1996
Place 341
Lonato
Score: 115
2010
Place 351
Maribor
Score: 118
2011
Place 391
Dorset
Score: 113
2010
Place 402
Beijing
Score: 113
2011
Lima
Score: 106
1999
Place 421
London
Score: 113
2012
Place 431
Lonato
Score: 116
2007
Place 481
Suhl
Score: 115
2006
Place 501
Acapulco
Score: 117
2015
Place 561
Al Ain
Score: 116
2015
Place 621
Beijing
Score: 106
2008

European Championships

Medals: 3Rank 8 and better: 5Participations: 18

Gold2
Belgrade
Score: 124, Final: 23
2011
LAHTI
Score: 118, Final: 25
Junior1995
Silver1
TALLINN
Score: 121, Final: 24
Junior1996
Place 41
Leobersdorf
Score: 122, Final: 31
2018
Place 51
Suhl
Score: 122, Semi: 13
2013
Place 101
Nicosia
Score: 120
1998
Place 121
Nicosia
Score: 120
2008
Place 141
Kazan
Score: 118
2010
Place 231
Nicosia
Score: 116
2004
Place 251
Maribor
Score: 118
2015
Place 271
Maribor
Score: 115
2006
Place 301
Osijek
Score: 114
2009
Place 351
Sarlospuszta
Score: 114
2014
Place 391
Larnaka
Score: 113
2012
Place 461
Montecatini
Score: 104
2000
Place 471
Sipoo
Score: 110
1997
Place 531
Zagreb
Score: 108
2001
Place 631
Granada
Score: 112
2007

European Games

Medals: 1

Silver1
Baku
Score: 123, Semi: 15, Final: 14
2015

Trap Mixed Team (TRMIX)

World Championships

Medals: 1

Gold1
Changwon
Score: 146, Final: 45
2018

World Cup

Medals: 2

Siggiewi
Score: 132, Final: 42
2018
Changwon
Score: 141, Final: 41
2018

Double Trap Men (DT150)

World Cup

Participations: 5

Place 141
LIMA
Score: 127
1996
Place 251
Brunei
Score: 129
1998
Place 281
ATLANTA
Score: 127
1996
Place 321
Lima
Score: 115
1999
Place 521
Nicosia
Score: 25
1997

European Championships

Rank 8 and better: 1Participations: 2

Place 41
TALLINN
Score: 132, Final: 41
Junior1996
Place 281
Sipoo
Score: 124
1997

Trap Men (TR)

European Championships

Rank 8 and better: 1

Place 71
ISTANBUL
Score: 186
Junior1992