Full name: JÃ¼rgen Simon
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: January 10, 1938 in Gera, ThÃ¼ringen, Germany
Died: October 26, 2003 in Quirla, ThÃ¼ringen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Einheit Berlin, Ost Berlin (GER)
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
East German track cyclists JÃ¼rgen Simon and [Lothar StÃ¤ber] 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.
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Cycling||Men's Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres||Germany||GER||2||Silver|
|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|