Armin Kogler

Armin Kogler (born 4 September 1959) is an Austrian former ski jumper.

Armin Kogler
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Armin Kogler in 1980
Country Austria
Born (1959-09-04) 4 September 1959 (age 63)
Schwaz, Austria
Height178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Personal best180 m (591 ft)
Oberstdorf, 27 February 1981
World Cup career
Seasons19801985
Individual wins13
Indiv. podiums37
Indiv. starts95
Overall titles2 (1981, 1982)
Updated on 10 February 2016.

CareerEdit

After his surprise win at the FIS Ski-Flying World Championships 1979, Kogler set a new record in Planica (1981) with a leap of 180 meters. He won two World Cup overall titles (1981 and 1982) along with a complete set of medals at the 1982 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with gold in the individual normal hill, a silver in the team large hill, and a bronze in the individual large hill.

He would then follow it up with a silver in the team large hill event at the 1985 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Seefeld. Additionally, Kogler won the ski jumping event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1980.

Kogler's best Olympic finish was fifth in the individual large hill at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid.

For his ski jumping successes, he was awarded the Holmenkollen medal in 1984 (shared with Lars-Erik Eriksen and Jacob Vaage). Kogler is the uncle of Martin Koch.

On 27 March 1980 he tied the world record distance at 176 metres (577 ft) Toni Innauer and Klaus Ostwald at Čerťák hill in Harrachov, Czechoslovakia.[1]

On 26 February 1981 he set another ski jumping world record distance at 180 metres (591 ft) on Heini-Klopfer-Skiflugschanze in Oberstdorf, West Germany.[2][3]

World CupEdit

StandingsEdit

Season Overall 4H
1979/80   20
1980/81    
1981/82   10
1982/83   12
1983/84 11 14
1984/85 34 33

WinsEdit

No. Season Date Location Hill Size
1 1979/80 19 January 1980     Thunder Bay Big Thunder K89 NH
2 20 January 1980     Thunder Bay Big Thunder K120 LH
3 8 March 1990     Lahti Salpausselkä K88 NH
4 16 March 1980     Oslo Holmenkollbakken K105 LH
5 25 March 1980     Štrbské Pleso MS 1970 A K110 LH
6 1980/81 6 January 1981     Bischofshofen Paul-Ausserleitner-Schanze K109 LH
7 14 February 1981     Sapporo Ōkurayama K110 LH
8 10 March 1981     Falun Lugnet K89 NH
9 1981/82 17 January 1982     Sapporo Ōkurayama K110 LH
10 27 January 1982     St. Moritz Olympiaschanze K96 NH
11 21 February 1982     Oslo Midtstubakken K85 NH
12 1982/83 1 January 1983     Garmisch-Partenkirchen Große Olympiaschanze K107 LH
13 11 March 1983     Bærum Skuibakken K110 LH

Ski jumping world recordsEdit

Date Hill Location Metres Feet
27 March 1980   Čerťák K165 Harrachov, Czechoslovakia 176 577
26 February 1981   Heini-Klopfer-Skiflugschanze K175 Oberstdorf, West Germany 180 591

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Že prvi dan poletov je Kogler izenačil rekord (page 11)" (in Slovenian). Delo. 28 March 1980.
  2. ^ "17. svetovni rekord v Oberstdorfu (page 9)" (in Slovenian). Delo. 28 February 1981.
  3. ^ "Armin Kogler - Oberstdorf 1981 - 180 m - World record". YouTube. 26 February 1981. Archived from the original on 2021-12-14.

External linksEdit


Awards
Preceded by Austrian Sportsman of the year
1979
Succeeded by
Preceded by Austrian Sportsman of the year
1981 – 1982
Succeeded by