Martin Koch (ski jumper)

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Martin Koch
Martin Koch (2011) cropped.jpg
Personal information
Full name Martin Koch
Born (1982-01-22) January 22, 1982 (age 32)
Villach, Austria
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Professional information
Club SV Villach
Skis Fischer
Personal best 243m (Vikersund 2012)
World Cup
Seasons 1998–
Wins 5
Additional podiums 18
Total podiums 23
Updated on
March 18, 2012.

Martin "Mascht" Koch (born January 22, 1982 in Villach) is a retired ski jumper from Austria.

Martin started his career in 1999, he has finished in the Top 3 in all ski jumping events eighteen times, including two victories with the first being on January 8, 2011 in Harrachov. Furthermore, he won a silver medal at the 2008 Ski-Flying World Championships, and six gold medals in team events at Olympic Games and world championships. He did his last jump on 22 March in Planica, Slovenia but on the large hill, not the flying one.

He was the holder of the Austrian national record with a jump of 241.5 metres.

Koch is the nephew of Armin Kogler.

World Cup victories[edit]

Date Location Hill
8 January 2011 Czech Republic Harrachov K-185
5 February 2011 Germany Oberstdorf K-185
18 February 2012 Germany Oberstdorf K-185
11 March 2012 Norway Oslo K-120
18 March 2012 Slovenia Planica K-185

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