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GenderMClubSCP Bratislava. SKP Trnava
Year of birth1976Start of competing1989
Place of birthSala, SVKPractising shooter since1986
Hometown Personal CoachVojtech Varga
ResidenceSladkovicovoNational CoachBranislav Slamka
Height (cm)184Handednessright
Weight (kg)90Master Eyeright
Marital statusmarriedEventsTR125, DT150, TRMIX, TR
Children1Other sport activitiesTennis, swimming
Higher educationUniversityComments

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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.



RkCs City YearEventCatCompFinalTotalRecord
9OG BEIJING 2008TR125117117
12OG LONDON 2012TR125121121
21OG RIO DE JANEIRO 2016TR125114
1WCH LONATO 2015TR125120 (12)12
1WCH GRANADA 2014TR125124 (15)12
1WCH FAGNANO 1994TR125Junior121121
2WCH CHANGWON 2018TR12512347
4WCH NICOSIA 1995TR125Junior122122EWRJ
16WCH NICOSIA 2007TR125121121
19WCH MARIBOR 2009TR125120120
34WCH LONATO 2019TR125116
42WCH MUNICH 2010TR125118118
50WCH ZAGREB 2006TR125114114
61WCH BELGRADE 2011TR125117117
73WCH BARCELONA 1998TR125112112
1WCF ABU DHABI 2013TR125119 (13)14
2WCF ROME 2016TR125120 (14)14
4WCF BELGRADE 2007TR12511819137
6WCF NICOSIA 2015TR125121 (12)
8WCF GABALA 2014TR125121
10WCF BEIJING 2009TR125101101
1WC NICOSIA 2013TR125122 (14)14
1WC CHANGWON 2007TR12512121142
2WC BAKU 2016TR125120 (14)14
2WC ALMATY 2014TR125120 (15)13
2WC CAIRO 2006TR12511824142
4WC CAIRO 2021TRMIX13742
4WC AL AIN 2013TR125123 (12)10
4WC MUNICH 2009TR12512420144
6WC BRUNEI 1998TR12512020140
9WC MUNICH 2014TR125123
9WC SANTO DOMINGO 2007TR125120120
10WC SUHL 2008TR125121121
14WC SIGGIEWI 2018TR125114
14WC LIMA 1996DT150127127
15WC NICOSIA 1997TR125112112
15WC SUHL 1996TR125120120
22WC CAIRO 2021TR125114
22WC SAN MARINO 2016TR125117
23WC MINSK 2009TR125113113
25WC LONATO 2000TR125113113
25WC BRUNEI 1998DT150129129
26WC SYDNEY 2011TR125114114
26WC ATLANTA 1996TR125118118
27WC CAIRO 2009TR125109109
27WC LIMA 1996TR125112112
28WC CHANGWON 2018TR125116
28WC ATLANTA 1996DT150127127
29WC BELGRADE 2008TR125116116
31WC LONATO 1996TR125115115
32WC LIMA 1999DT150115115
34WC LONATO 2010TR125115115
35WC MARIBOR 2011TR125118118
39WC DORSET 2010TR125113113
40WC BEIJING 2011TR125113113
40WC LIMA 1999TR125106106
42WC LONDON 2012TR125113113
43WC LONATO 2007TR125116116
48WC SUHL 2006TR125115115
50WC ACAPULCO 2015TR125117
52WC NICOSIA 1997DT1502525
56WC AL AIN 2015TR125116
62WC BEIJING 2008TR125106106
1ECH BELGRADE 2011TR12512423147
1ECH LAHTI 1995TR125Junior11825143
2ECH TALLINN 1996TR125Junior12124145
4ECH TALLINN 1996DT150Junior13241173
5ECH SUHL 2013TR125122 (13)
7ECH ISTANBUL 1992TRJunior186186TCH
10ECH NICOSIA 1998TR125120120
12ECH LONATO 2019TR125117
12ECH NICOSIA 2008TR125120120
14ECH KAZAN 2010TR125118118
23ECH NICOSIA 2004TR125116116
25ECH MARIBOR 2015TR125118
27ECH MARIBOR 2006TR125115115
28ECH SIPOO 1997DT150124124
30ECH OSIJEK 2009TR125114114
39ECH LARNAKA 2012TR125113113
46ECH MONTECATINI 2000TR125104104
47ECH SIPOO 1997TR125110110
53ECH ZAGREB 2001TR125108108
63ECH GRANADA 2007TR125112112
2EUG BAKU 2015TR125123 (15)14
7EUG MINSK 2019TR125118