Edgardo Simón

Edgardo Simón (born December 16, 1974) is an Argentine professional track and road bicycle racer. He rides for the Ironage-Colner squad, having previously competed for the Real Cycling Team on the UCI America Tour.[1] In 2005, Simon won the UCI America Tour. In 2010 he was granted the Konex Award Merit Diploma as one of the five best cyclist of the last decade in Argentina.[2]

Edgardo Simón
Edgardo Simon.jpg
Personal information
Full nameEdgardo Simón
Born (1974-12-16) 16 December 1974 (age 46)
Corrientes, Argentina
Team information
Current teamIronage-Colner
DisciplineRoad and track
RoleRider
Amateur teams
2000–2002Toledo
2003Ekono Alamo Rent A
2004–2005Lider Presto
2009Scott–Marcondes Cesar–São José dos Campos
2011Padaria Real/Calói/Céu Azul Alimentos
2013Ironage-Colner
Professional teams
2005–2007Colombia–Selle Italia
2008Scott–Marcondes Cesar–São José dos Campos
2010Funvic–Pindamonhangaba
2012Real Cycling Team
Major wins
UCI America Tour (2005)

Simon competed for Argentina at the 2000 Summer Olympics in track cycling in the Men's Team Pursuit event.

Major achievementsEdit

1997
  • 1st Overall Vuelta al Valle -Arg- (ARG)
1998
  • 2nd in Cali, Team Pursuit, Cali (COL)
2000 – Toledo (TOL)   Argentina
  • 3rd (Bronze) – World Track Cycling Championships (Men's Madison 60 km)
  • 1st in National Championship, Road, ITT, Elite, Argentina, Bahía Blanca (ARG)
  • 1st in General Classification Vuelta a Mendoza (ARG)
2001 – Toledo (TOL)   Argentina
  • 1st – Clásica del Oeste-Doble Bragado
  • 1st Apertura Temporada Argentina, Avellaneda (ARG)
  • 1st Overall Vuelta a Mendoza (ARG)
  • 1st Overall Vuelta de San Juan (ARG)
  • 2nd in National Championship, Road, Elite, Argentina (ARG)
  • 1st in National Championship, Road, ITT, Elite, Argentina (ARG)
  • 1st in Pan American Championships, Track, Pursuit, Elite, Medellin (COL)
2002 – Toledo (TOL)   Argentina
  • 1st (Gold) – South American Games (Men's road race, 140 km)
  • 1st (Gold) – South American Games (Men's Individual Pursuit)
  • 1st Overall – Vuelta Ciclista por un Chile Lider (2.2)
  • 3rd (Bronze) – World Track Cycling Championships (Men's Madison 60 km)
  • 3rd Overall – Vuelta Ciclista de Chile
  • 2nd 2nd in Monterrey, Madison (MEX)
2003 – Ekono Alamo Rent A (EKO)   Chile
  • 1st (Gold) – Pan American Games (Men's 4000m individual pursuit)
  • 4th Overall – Vuelta Ciclista de Chile
  • 1st in Stage 7 Vuelta de San Juan, Jachal (ARG)
  • 1st in Stage 9 Vuelta de San Juan, San Juan (ARG)
  • 1st in Prologue Vuelta Ciclista de Chile, Conception (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 1 Vuelta Ciclista de Chile, Chillan (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 3 part b Vuelta Ciclista de Chile, Talca (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 8 Vuelta Ciclista de Chile, Limache (CHI)
  • 2nd in National Championship, Track, Pursuit, Elite/U23, Argentina, Cordoba (ARG)
  • 1st in Stage 5 Vuelta al Valle -Arg-, Catriel (ARG)
2004 – LIDER-PRESTO (LID)   Chile
  • 1st in Stage 9 Vuelta de San Juan (ARG)
  • 3rd in General Classification Vuelta de San Juan (ARG)
  • 1st in Prologue Vuelta Ciclista Lider al Sur, Costanera Puerto Montt (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 5 Vuelta Ciclista Lider al Sur, Canete (CHI)
  • 1st in General Classification Vuelta Ciclista Lider al Sur (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 4 part b Vuelta Ciclista de Chile, Curicó (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 6 part a Vuelta Ciclista de Chile, La Estrella (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 8 Vuelta Ciclista de Chile, Los Andes (CHI)
  • 3rd in National Championship, Track, Points race, Elite/U23, Argentina, Mar del Plata (ARG)
  • 1st in Stage 1 Vuelta a Guatemala, Zacapa (GUA)
  • 1st in Stage 6 Vuelta a Guatemala, Retalhuleu (GUA)
2005 – LIDER-PRESTO (LID)   Chile – Colombia – Selle Italia (CSI)   Colombia
  • Champion – UCI America Tour
  • 1st in Stage 5 Vuelta de San Juan (ARG)
  • 1st in Stage 2 Ascensión a los Nevados de Chillán, Puente El Ala (CHI)
  • 2nd in General Classification Ascensión a los Nevados de Chillán (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 3 Vuelta Ciclista Lider al Sur, Osorno (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 4 part b Vuelta Ciclista Lider al Sur, Máfil (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 6 Vuelta Ciclista Lider al Sur, Los Angeles (CHI)
  • 1st in General Classification Vuelta Ciclista Lider al Sur (CHI)
  • 1st in Prologue Vuelta Ciclista de Chile, Ciudad de Talca (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 1 part b Vuelta Ciclista de Chile, Curicó (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 4 Vuelta Ciclista de Chile, Algarrobo (CHI)
  • 1st in General Classification Vuelta Ciclista de Chile (CHI)
  • 1st in Pan American Championships, Road, ITT, Elite, Mar Del Plata
  • 1st in Pan American Championships, Track, Pursuit, Elite, Mar del Plata
  • 2nd in Pan American Championships, Track, Team Pursuit, Elite, Mae del Plata
  • 1st in General Classification UCI America Tour
2006 – Sella Italia-Serramenti Diquigiovanni (SEL)   Colombia
  • 2nd in General Classification Ascensión a los Nevados de Chillán (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 2 Vuelta a Mendoza, Tumuyan (ARG)
  • 1st in Prologue Vuelta Ciclista Lider al Sur, Achao (CHI)
2007 – Serramenti PVC Diquigiovanni – Selle Italia (SER)   Colombia
  • 1st in Stage 6 Rutas de America, Fray Bentos (URU)
  • 1st in Prologue Vuelta Ciclista Lider al Sur, Puerto Varas (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 4 Vuelta Ciclista Lider al Sur, Cañete (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 5 Vuelta Ciclista Lider al Sur, Concepcion (CHI)
  • 1st in Stage 6 Vuelta Ciclista Lider al Sur, Talca (CHI)
2008 – Scott – Marcondes Cesar – Sao José dos Campos (SCO)   Brazil
  • 1st in Stage 10 Vuelta Ciclista del Uruguay, Sarandí Grande (URU)
  • 3rd in National Championship, Road, Elite, Argentina (ARG)
  • 1st in Stage 1 Volta de Ciclismo Internacional do Estado de São Paulo, Interlagos (BRA)
  • 1st in Stage 2 Volta de Ciclismo Internacional do Estado de São Paulo, São Carlos (BRA)
  • 1st in Stage 4 Volta de Ciclismo Internacional do Estado de São Paulo, Ribeirão (BRA)
  • 2nd in Prova São Salvador (BRA)
  • 3rd in Volta Do ABC Paulista (BRA)
  • 4th in Camaras Colla (ARG)
  • 1st in Stage 3 Vuelta a Bolivia, Villa Tunari (BOL)
  • 1st in Stage 4 Vuelta a Bolivia, Cochabamba (BOL)
  • 2nd in Copa da Republica de Ciclismo (BRA)
2009 – Scott – Marcondes Cesar – Sao José dos Campos (SCO)   Brazil
  • 1st in Stage 5 Vuelta de San Juan, Angaco circuito (ARG)
  • 6th in General Classification Giro del Sol San Juan (ARG)
  • 1st in Stage 3 Volta Ciclistica Internacional de Gravatai, Gravataí (BRA)
  • 1st in Stage 4 Volta Ciclistica Internacional de Gravatai, Gravataí (BRA)
  • 1st in Stage 1 Volta Ciclistica Internacional de Santa Catarina, Timbó (BRA)
  • 3rd in Prova Ciclistica 1° de Maio – GP Ayrton Senna (BRA)
  • 5th in Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires (ARG)
  • 4th in GP Campagnolo (b) (ARG)
  • 1st in Prologue Vuelta a Bolivia 2009(BOL)
  • 1st in Stage 1 Vuelta a Bolivia 2009(BOL)
  • 1st in Stage 2 Vuelta a Bolivia 2009(BOL)
2010 – Funvic-Sundown-Feijão Tarumã-Pindamonhangaba (FUN)   Brazil
  • 4th Giro de Juan Koslay
2012 – Real Cycling Team

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Real Cycling Team (RCT) - BRA". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 26 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Edgardo Simón - Premio Konex: Diploma al Mérito 2010" (in Spanish).

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