Martin Kohler (SUI)

Turned pro


Date of birth

July 17, 1985

Place of birth

Walenstadt, Switzerland




Vilters, Switzerland


5 ft 10 inch / 177 cm


152 lbs / 69 kg



Bio snapshot

Enjoyed season-best runner-up finish (to Elia Viviani) on Stage 4 at USA Pro Challenge ... Helped Tejay van Garderen win the overall and was part of the team classification victory at the USA Pro Challenge ... Finished fourth at the Swiss national road championships ... Helped Cadel Evans win Giro del Trentino while being part of winning team time trial squad ... 2013: Member of team classification win at Tour of Beijing ... Scored career-best finish in a grand tour stage with fourth place on mountain-top finish of Stage 18 at the Vuelta a España ... Helped Thor Hushovd win two stages and the overall at the Arctic Tour of Norway ... Earned bronze medal at Swiss national road championships ... 2012: Won Swiss national road title and was fourth in the individual time trial ... Wore leader's jersey for two days at Santos Tour Down Under … 2011: Swiss national time trial champion and bronze medalist at national road race … Wore King of the Mountains jersey for two days at 2011 Giro d'Italia … Stage winner at 2007 Tour de l’Avenir.

Specialties and Strengths

Sprinting, climbing, prologue time trials

Top 10 results 2014

Aug. 22

USA Pro Challenge, Stage 4


June 29

Swiss National Road Race


April 22

Giro del Trentino, Stage 1 TTT    


Career Highlights


3rd, national road championships (SUI)
4th, Stage 18, Vuelta a España (ESP)
5th, Stage 3, Tour of Beijing (CHN)
8th, Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España (ESP)
9th, Stage 1b (TTT), Giro del Trentino (ITA)


1st, national road championship (SUI)
4th, national time trial championship (SUI)
6th, Stage 4, Tour of Oman (OMA) 


1st, national time trial championship (SUI)
3rd, national road championship (SUI)
Wore King of the Mountains jersey, Giro d'Italia (ITA)