|Roles||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||10 January 1938 in Gera, Thüringen (GER)|
|Died||26 October 2003 in Quirla, Thüringen (GER)|
|Measurements||186 cm / 85 kg|
|Affiliations||SC Einheit Berlin, Ost-Berlin (GER)|
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.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||Nationality||As|
|1960 Summer Olympics||Cycling Track (Cycling)||GER||GDR||Jürgen Simon|
|Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres, Men (Olympic)||Lothar Stäber||2||Silver|