A student of Jens Peter Maintz at the Universität der Künste Berlin, Simon is a former major prize winner at the Jugend musiziert, Manhattan, and Berliner International Music Competitions. He will receive 30,000 CZK ($1,380 USD).
He was also awarded first prize in this year's senior 26 to 30-year-old category.
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This year's other age category 1st prize winners include:
- Sam Lucas (Australia) - Winner of the 21 to 25-year-old category
- Felix Brunnenkant (Germany) - Winner of the 18 to 20-year-old category
- Tomáš Prchal (Netherlands) - Winner of the 17-year-old category
- Ruixuan Qi (China) - Winner of the 16-year-old category
- Tae-Yeon Kim (South Korea) - Winner of the 15-year-old category
- Yiqi Chen (China) - Winner of the 14-year-old category.
- Fryderyk Midor (Poland) - Winner of the 13-year-old category
- Ji Eon Lee (South Korea) - Winner of the 12-year-old category.
- Yixin Li (China) - Winner of the 11-year-old category
- Haoyu Gu (China) - Winner of the 10-year-old and younger category
The 2021 jury comprised Petr Nouzovský (Chairman), Michaela Fukačová, Michal Kaňka, Jiří Jakeš, and Tomasz Szczesny.