Erik VARGA

Slovakia (SVK) nation flag

Gender
Male
Birthday
09.06.1976
Age
43 years 1 months 7 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
17

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
Beijing2008
Place 121
London2012
Place 211
Rio de Janeiro2016

World Championships

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

Gold3
Lonato2015
Granada2014
FAGNANOJunior1994
Silver1
Changwon2018
Place 41
NICOSIAJunior1995
Place 161
Nicosia2007
Place 191
Maribor2009
Place 341
Lonato2019
Place 421
Munich2010
Place 501
Zagreb2006
Place 611
Belgrade2011
Place 731
Barcelona1998

World Cup Final

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

Gold1
Abu Dhabi2013
Silver1
Rome2016
Place 41
Belgrade2007
Place 61
Nicosia2015
Place 81
Gabala2014
Place 101
Beijing2009

World Cup

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

Gold2
Nicosia2013
Changwon2007
Silver3
Baku2016
Almaty2014
Cairo 2006
Place 42
Al Ain2013
Munich2009
Place 61
Brunei1998
Place 92
Munich2014
Santo Domingo2007
Place 101
Suhl2008
Place 141
Siggiewi2018
Place 152
Nicosia1997
SUHL1996
Place 221
San Marino2016
Place 231
Minsk2009
Place 251
Lonato2000
Place 262
Sydney2011
ATLANTA1996
Place 272
Cairo2009
LIMA1996
Place 281
Changwon2018
Place 291
Belgrade2008
Place 311
LONATO1996
Place 341
Lonato2010
Place 351
Maribor2011
Place 391
Dorset2010
Place 402
Beijing2011
Lima1999
Place 421
London2012
Place 431
Lonato2007
Place 481
Suhl2006
Place 501
Acapulco2015
Place 561
Al Ain2015
Place 621
Beijing2008

European Championships

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

Gold2
Belgrade2011
LAHTIJunior1995
Silver1
TALLINNJunior1996
Place 41
Leobersdorf2018
Place 51
Suhl2013
Place 101
Nicosia1998
Place 121
Nicosia2008
Place 141
Kazan2010
Place 231
Nicosia2004
Place 251
Maribor2015
Place 271
Maribor2006
Place 301
Osijek2009
Place 351
Sarlospuszta2014
Place 391
Larnaka2012
Place 461
Montecatini2000
Place 471
Sipoo1997
Place 531
Zagreb2001
Place 631
Granada2007

European Games

Medals: 1

Silver1
Baku2015

Trap Mixed Team (TRMIX)

World Championships

Medals: 1

Gold1
Changwon2018

World Cup

Medals: 2

Siggiewi2018
Changwon2018

Double Trap Men (DT150)

World Cup

Participations: 5

Place 141
LIMA1996
Place 251
Brunei1998
Place 281
ATLANTA1996
Place 321
Lima1999
Place 521
Nicosia1997

European Championships

Rank 8 and better: 1Participations: 2

Place 41
TALLINNJunior1996
Place 281
Sipoo1997

Trap Men (TR)

European Championships

Rank 8 and better: 1

Place 71
ISTANBULJunior1992