Jan Schur
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Jan Schur in 2016
Personal information
Full nameJan Schur
Born (1962-11-27) 27 November 1962 (age 59)
Leipzig, East Germany
Team information
DisciplineRoad and track
Professional teams
1990–1991Chateau d'Ax–Salotti

Jan Schur (born 27 November 1962) is a retired track cyclist and road cyclist from East Germany, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. There he won the gold medal in the men's team time trial, alongside Uwe Ampler, Mario Kummer, and Maik Landsmann.[1] He was a Stasi informer under the codename "Reinhold" from 1981 to 1989.[2]

Schur was a professional road cyclist from 1990 to 1994. His father Täve Schur (born 1931) was also a famous cyclist.

Major results

1st Stage 7 Tour de Pologne
3rd Overall International Tour of Hellas
1st Stage 7
4th Overall Tour of Sweden
1st Stage 6b (ITT)
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Team time trial, Summer Olympics (with Uwe Ampler, Mario Kummer and Maik Landsmann)
1st Stage 4 GP Tell
3rd Overall Tour du Vaucluse
1st Stage 1
1st Stage 7 International Tour of Hellas
6th Tour of Flanders
10th Nice-Alassio


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jan Schur Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 3 February 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  2. ^ radsportnew.com vom 6. Dezember 2007: Jan Schur war „IM Reinhold“