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Jürgen Simon

Full name: Jürgen Simon
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: January 10, 1938 in Gera, Thüringen, Germany
Died: October 26, 2003 in Quirla, Thüringen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Einheit Berlin, Ost Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

East German track cyclists Jürgen Simon and [Lothar Stäber] earned the silver medal at the 1960 Roma Olympics in the tandem event. In 1955, 1956 and 1961 Simon also won the sprint titles, in 1954 also the madison one together with non-Olympian Jochen Schmidt. In 1960 and 1963 he won the tandem title with non-Olympian Konrad Irmschler.

Simon trained pharmacist and was foreseen to overtake the pharmacy of his parents. But after his active career he built up a cab company in East Berlin.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 22 Roma Cycling Men's Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank RW T
1960 Summer 22 Roma Cycling Germany GER Final Round Match 1/2 2 0
1960 Summer 22 Roma Cycling Germany GER Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 2
1960 Summer 22 Roma Cycling Germany GER Quarter-Finals Heat Four 1 QU 2
1960 Summer 22 Roma Cycling Germany GER Round One Heat One 1 QU 11.1
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