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Erwin Simon

Full name: Erwin Simon
Gender: Male
Born: September 24, 1908 in Gladbeck, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: September 20, 1959 in Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela
Affiliations: SV 1913, Gladbeck (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming


German swimmer Erwin Simon failed to reach the final in the 100m backstroke at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. He never won a national title. During World War II he immigrated to Venezuela where he died in 1959. Nothing else is known about his life.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Swimming Men's 100 metres Backstroke Germany GER 6 h1 r2/3

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 6 1:11.7
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Swimming Germany Round One Heat Three 4 q 1:11.7
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