Jürgen Simon

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJürgen•Simon
Used nameJürgen•Simon
Born10 January 1938 in Gera, Thüringen (GER)
Died26 October 2003 in Quirla, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements186 cm / 85 kg
AffiliationsSC Einheit Berlin, Ost-Berlin (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany


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