Martin Koch (ski jumper)

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Martin Koch
Martin Koch (2011) cropped.jpg
Country  Austria
Born (1982-01-22) 22 January 1982 (age 34)
Villach, Austria
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Personal best 241.5 m (792 ft)
Vikersund, 11 Feb 2011
World Cup career
Seasons 19992014
Individual wins 5
Team wins 11
Indiv. podiums 23
Team podiums 25
Indiv. starts 271
Team starts 28
Updated on 17 January 2016.

Martin Koch (born 22 January 1982) is an Austrian former ski jumper.

Career[edit]

Koch started his World Cup career in 1999 and finished in the top 3 in all ski jumping events eighteen times. This included two victories with the first being on 8 January 2011 in Harrachov. He also won a silver medal at the 2008 Ski Flying World Championships and six gold medals in team events at the 2006 Winter Olympics and World Championships. He made his last World Cup jump on 22 March 2013 on the large hill in Planica.

Regarded as a ski flying specialist,[1] Koch held the Austrian national distance record with a jump of 241.5 metres in Vikersund in 2011, until this was beaten by countryman Gregor Schlierenzauer in the same event.

Koch is the nephew of Armin Kogler.

World Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

Season Overall SF JP 4H NT
1998/99 99 96 58
1999/00 49 49 28
2000/01 36 28 N/A 32 29
2001/02 8 N/A N/A 20 22
2002/03 34 N/A N/A 36
2003/04 N/A N/A 43
2004/05 48 N/A N/A 59 48
2005/06 15 N/A N/A 17 9
2006/07 12 N/A N/A 11 16
2007/08 14 N/A N/A 20 10
2008/09 9 4 N/A 11 9
2009/10 8 4 N/A 8 14
2010/11 6 2nd, silver medalist(s) N/A 5 N/A
2011/12 12 2nd, silver medalist(s) N/A 17 N/A
2012/13 29 15 N/A 32 N/A
2013/14 72 22 N/A N/A

Wins[edit]

No. Season Date Place Hill Size
1 2010/11 8 January 2011 Czech Republic Čerťák Čerťák HS205 (night) FH
2 5 February 2011 Germany Oberstdorf Heini-Klopfer-Skiflugschanze HS213 (night) FH
3 2011/12 18 February 2012 Germany Oberstdorf Heini-Klopfer-Skiflugschanze HS213 (night) FH
4 11 March 2012 Norway Oslo Holmenkollbakken HS134 LH
5 18 March 2012 Slovenia Planica Letalnica bratov Gorišek HS215 FH

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Noriaki Kasai writes history". FIS. 2014-01-11. Retrieved 2015-01-15.

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