Bostjan Macek

Beretta Trap Shooter



Hello everybody! My name is Bostjan Macek and I’m a trap shooter since 1989. I was born on 17th June 1972 in Murska Sobota. I’m a mechanic, but I work as bread driver and I train with the DT11 Beretta gun in Rakican, Slovenia. I live my life working, training three times a week and spending my free time with my family and doing other tasks.





Bostjan started shooting at the age of 17 and competed in his first ISSF shotgun event during the 2 World Cups of Nicosia and Lonato and at the World Championship of Lima.
On 16th October 2001 he become father of a boy, Rene and two years later, on 26th April 2003, he got married with Mateja. On 2nd November 2005 he become father for the second time with Lan’s born.
During 2008 he took part at the World Cup of Suhl, where he grab the 5th position. The next year he took the individual 4th position and the team bronze medal at the European Championship of Osijek. The same year he won the Mediterranean Games of Pescara, Italy. During 2009 for his sport result he was awarded Athlete of Municipality of Puconci.
In 2011 he took the bronze medal in Belgrade, during the European Championship and he was elected Shooter of the Year by Shooting Union of Slovenia, Athlete of Pomurje Region and for the second time Athlete of Municipality of Puconci.
In 2012 he took part at the Summer Olympic Games of London, and he grab the 7th position. He recived the Award of Pomurje Region – Pomurec Leta and the was elected another time Athlete of Pomurje Region.
During 2013 he arrived 4th at the Mediterranean Games in Mersin, Turkey and he was elected for the third time Athlete of Municipality of Puconci.
Gold Silver Bronze Final Gold Silver Bronze Gold Silver Bronze
                  Belgrade 2011

What Does he bring on shooting Range?

The Shotgun


The DT11 is Beretta’s top-of-the-line competition shotgun, used by the world’s absolute best clay shooters. It is built around a vault-tough cross-bolt action, a whole 3mm wider than its predecessor’s (the DT10) and therefore stronger and even more durable. DT11 Trident Beretta. Bostjan Macek shots with Dt11 Beretta.

Gilet da tiro,

Tuta Uniform Pro,



Maglietta tecnica Beretta,





Which is your favorite gun?
My favorite gun is DT11. Before that I used Trident DT10, with this I achieved some good results, but with this one shooting is easier, is very good handling, it have new beautiful look and good balance, in short; it’s perfect.

Why do you prefer to use that gun in particular?
Above all this facts, which I mentioned in previous question, I think that the DT11 is the best choice.

Which is your favorite shooter?
My favorite shooter is Bade Lance from USA, because of his shooting and staying. His standing is something special which inspired me.  

Who inspires you to practice shooting?
My father, because he was also a very good shooter. When I was a kid, I always went with my father at shooting range, and this inspired me.

Which is your most beautiful anecdote connected to the shooting sport?
I remember one day that a shooter in the next range, shoot at the same time his target when I was shooting my, because it was flying in his direction, and the referee recognized it as a hit, even if I miss the target.

Which is your favorite shooting range?
My favorite shooting range is Kovilovo in Belgrade. At this range I always shoot my best score and I got the quota for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

How many years do you have when you first took up a gun?
I had 15 years. Everything was normal for my first shoot. I really enjoyed it and I understand that will be my future.

Which are your plans and goals for the future?
My plans and goals for the future are 2; get the quota for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, and become one in my life an European Champion or maybe a World Champion.

Which is your advice for someone who use you as an inspiration?
Anyone who chooses shooting sports must be persistent to reach their results. Just in this way they will come.


Pictures & Foto