Erik VARGA

Slovakia (SVK) SVK

Gender
Male
Birthday
09.06.1976
Age
47 years 8 months 17 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
TRM_PC2022, TR125, TRM, DT150, TRMIX, TRMT, TRTEAMM, TR
Children:
1
Other sport activities
Tennis, swimming
Higher education
University
Hobbies
Hunting
Languages
English

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

Medals

GoldSilverBronze
World Championships41
World Cup Final11
World Cup53
European Championships311
European Games1

Achievements

Olympic Games

Rank
City
Year
4
Tokyo
2021
Trap Mixed Team
Score: 146, Final: 42
9
Beijing
2008
Trap Men
Score: 117, Total: 117
11
Tokyo
2021
Trap Men
Score: 122
12
London
2012
Trap Men
Score: 121, Total: 121
21
Rio de Janeiro
2016
Trap Men
Score: 114

World Championships

Rank
City
Year
1
Changwon
2018
Trap Mixed Team
Score: 146, Final: 45
1
Lonato
2015
Trap Men
Score: 120, Semifinal: 12, Final: 12
1
Granada
2014
Trap Men
Score: 124, Semifinal: 15, Final: 12
1
FAGNANO
1994
Trap Men Junior
Score: 121, Total: 121
2
Changwon
2018
Trap Men
Score: 123, Final: 47
4
NICOSIA
1995
Trap Men Junior
Score: 122, Total: 122
11
Osijek
2022
Trap Team Men
Qualification: 211
15
Baku
2023
Trap Mixed Team
Results: 136
16
Nicosia
2007
Trap Men
Score: 121, Total: 121
19
Maribor
2009
Trap Men
Score: 120, Total: 120
20
Osijek
2022
Trap Mixed Team
Qualification: 139
29
Osijek
2022
Trap Men
Qualification: 118
34
Lonato
2019
Trap Men
Score: 116
42
Munich
2010
Trap Men
Score: 118, Total: 118
44
Baku
2023
Trap Men
Qualification: 119
50
Zagreb
2006
Trap Men
Score: 114, Total: 114
61
Belgrade
2011
Trap Men
Score: 117, Total: 117
73
Barcelona
1998
Trap Men
Score: 112, Total: 112

World Cup Final

Rank
City
Year
1
Abu Dhabi
2013
Trap Men
Score: 119, Semifinal: 13, Final: 14
2
Rome
2016
Trap Men
Score: 120, Semifinal: 14, Final: 14
4
Belgrade
2007
Trap Men
Score: 118, Final: 19, Total: 137
6
Nicosia
2015
Trap Men
Score: 121, Semifinal: 12
8
Gabala
2014
Trap Men
Score: 121
10
Beijing
2009
Trap Men
Score: 101, Total: 101
11
Cairo
2022
Trap Men
Qualification: 94

World Cup

Rank
City
Year
1
Lonato
2022
Trap Men
Qualification: 120, Semifinal: 23, Medal Match: 31
1
Changwon
2018
Trap Mixed Team
Score: 141, Final: 41
1
Siggiewi
2018
Trap Mixed Team
Score: 132, Final: 42
1
Nicosia
2013
Trap Men
Score: 122, Semifinal: 14, Final: 14
1
Changwon
2007
Trap Men
Score: 121, Final: 21, Total: 142
2
Baku
2016
Trap Men
Score: 120, Semifinal: 14, Final: 14
2
Almaty
2014
Trap Men
Score: 120, Semifinal: 15, Final: 13
2
Cairo
2006
Trap Men
Score: 118, Final: 24, Total: 142
4
Baku
2022
Trap Team Men
Qualification: 214, Medal Matches: 2
4
Cairo
2021
Trap Mixed Team
Score: 137, Final: 42
4
Al Ain
2013
Trap Men
Score: 123, Semifinal: 12, Final: 10
4
Munich
2009
Trap Men
Score: 124, Final: 20, Total: 144
5
Doha
2023
Trap Mixed Team
Qualification: 142
6
Brunei
1998
Trap Men
Score: 120, Final: 20, Total: 140
8
Lonato
2022
Trap Team Men
Qualification: 205
9
Munich
2014
Trap Men
Score: 123
9
Santo Domingo
2007
Trap Men
Score: 120, Total: 120
10
Lonato
2021
Trap Mixed Team
Score: 139
10
Suhl
2008
Trap Men
Score: 121, Total: 121
14
Siggiewi
2018
Trap Men
Score: 114
14
LIMA
1996
Double Trap Men
Score: 127, Total: 127
15
Lonato
2021
Trap Team Men
Score: 479
15
Nicosia
1997
Trap Men
Score: 112, Total: 112
15
SUHL
1996
Trap Men
Score: 120, Total: 120
22
Cairo
2021
Trap Men
Score: 114
22
San Marino
2016
Trap Men
Score: 117
23
Minsk
2009
Trap Men
Score: 113, Total: 113
25
Lonato
2000
Trap Men
Score: 113, Total: 113
25
Brunei
1998
Double Trap Men
Score: 129, Total: 129
26
Sydney
2011
Trap Men
Score: 114, Total: 114
26
ATLANTA
1996
Trap Men
Score: 118, Total: 118
27
Cairo
2009
Trap Men
Score: 109, Total: 109
27
LIMA
1996
Trap Men
Score: 112, Total: 112
28
Changwon
2018
Trap Men
Score: 116
28
ATLANTA
1996
Double Trap Men
Score: 127, Total: 127
29
Belgrade
2008
Trap Men
Score: 116, Total: 116
31
Lonato
2021
Trap Men
Score: 118
31
LONATO
1996
Trap Men
Score: 115, Total: 115
32
Lima
1999
Double Trap Men
Score: 115, Total: 115
34
Lonato
2010
Trap Men
Score: 115, Total: 115
35
Lonato
2023
Trap Men
Qualification: 119
35
Maribor
2011
Trap Men
Score: 118, Total: 118
37
Almaty
2023
Trap Men
Qualification: 114
39
Dorset
2010
Trap Men
Score: 113, Total: 113
40
Beijing
2011
Trap Men
Score: 113, Total: 113
40
Lima
1999
Trap Men
Score: 106, Total: 106
42
London
2012
Trap Men
Score: 113, Total: 113
43
Lonato
2007
Trap Men
Score: 116, Total: 116
48
Suhl
2006
Trap Men
Score: 115, Total: 115
50
Acapulco
2015
Trap Men
Score: 117
52
Baku
2022
Trap Men
Qualification: 114
52
Nicosia
1997
Double Trap Men
Score: 25, Total: 25
56
Al Ain
2015
Trap Men
Score: 116
62
Nicosia
2022
Trap Men
Qualification: 109
62
Beijing
2008
Trap Men
Score: 106, Total: 106
85
Doha
2023
Trap Men
Qualification: 113

European Championships

Rank
City
Year
1
Osijek
2021
Trap Team Men
Score: 501, Final: 6
1
Belgrade
2011
Trap Men
Score: 124, Final: 23, Total: 147
1
LAHTI
1995
Trap Men Junior
Score: 118, Final: 25, Total: 143
2
TALLINN
1996
Trap Men Junior
Score: 121, Final: 24, Total: 145
3
Larnaca
2022
Trap Mixed Team
Qualification: 141, Medal Matches: 7
4
Osijek
2021
Trap Mixed Team
Score: 142, Final: 38
4
Leobersdorf
2018
Trap Men
Score: 122, Final: 31
4
TALLINN
1996
Double Trap Men Junior
Score: 132, Final: 41, Total: 173
5
Suhl
2013
Trap Men
Score: 122, Semifinal: 13
7
ISTANBUL
1992
Trap Men Junior
Score: 186, Total: 186
8
Larnaca
2022
Trap Team Men
Qualification: 207
9
Osijek
2021
Trap Men
Score: 120
10
Nicosia
1998
Trap Men
Score: 120, Total: 120
11
Larnaca
2022
Trap Men
Qualification: 119
12
Lonato
2019
Trap Men
Score: 117
12
Nicosia
2008
Trap Men
Score: 120, Total: 120
14
Kazan
2010
Trap Men
Score: 118, Total: 118
23
Nicosia
2004
Trap Men
Score: 116, Total: 116
25
Maribor
2015
Trap Men
Score: 118
27
Maribor
2006
Trap Men
Score: 115, Total: 115
28
Sipoo
1997
Double Trap Men
Score: 124, Total: 124
30
Osijek
2009
Trap Men
Score: 114, Total: 114
35
Sarlospuszta
2014
Trap Men
Score: 114
39
Larnaka
2012
Trap Men
Score: 113, Total: 113
46
Montecatini
2000
Trap Men
Score: 104, Total: 104
47
Sipoo
1997
Trap Men
Score: 110, Total: 110
53
Zagreb
2001
Trap Men
Score: 108, Total: 108
63
Granada
2007
Trap Men
Score: 112, Total: 112

European Games

Rank
City
Year
2
Baku
2015
Trap Men
Score: 123, Semifinal: 15, Final: 14
7
Minsk
2019
Trap Men
Score: 118
17
Minsk
2019
Trap Mixed Team
Score: 124
 

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