30 Oct 2022

World Online XC Contest 2022 winners

We congratulate the FAI CIVL World Online XC Contest winners of the season 2021-2022.

Here are some facts and statistics about the participants.


PARAGLIDING

Dozens of thousands of flights from 3971 pilots were submitted. The first 3 in each category are:


Open (all paragliders)

  • Edouard Potel (France) - 2715.50 points, best flight 348.16 km in Izoard (France)
  • Timo Leonetti (France) - 2686.76 points, best flight 335.54 in Izoard (France)
  • Sebastian Benz (Switzerland) - 2160.02 points the best flight 500.34 km in Caico (Brazil)

 

Serial (up to EN-D)

  • Resinger Alois (Austria)  - 2207.45 points, best flight  289.99 km in Defereggen (Austria)
  • Kurt Eder (Italia) - 2113.13 points, best flight 281.39 km in Antholz (Italy)
  • Laurent Broisin (France) - 2094.57 points, best flight 437.73 km in Assu (Brazil)

 

Sport (up to EN-C)

  • Damian Lestarpe (Argentina) - 1894.47 points, best flight 385.09 km in Assu (Brazil)
  • Kari Eisenhut (Switzerland) - 1776.50 points, best flight  272.57 km in Niesen (Switzerland)
  • Marcin Bortlik (Poland) - 1747.85 points, best flight 336.34 km in Assu (Brazil)

 

Fun (up to EN-B)

  • Damian Lestarpe (Argentina) - 1894.47 points, best flight 385.09 km in Assu (Brazil)
  • Manuele Dondi (Italy) - 1648.62  points, best flight 257.38 km in Sorica (Slovenia)
  • Lukasz Sieminski (Poland) - 1399.22  points, best flight 249.77 km in Lajnar (Slovenia)

 

Women Open (any glider)

201 female pilots got to the WXC contest, the top 3:

  • Brigitte Kurbel (Germany) - 1664.88 points, best flight  211.67 km in Speikboden (Italy)
  • Martina Hauri (Switzerland) - 1537.38 points, best flight 196.73 km in Gotthard (Switzerland)
  • Marcella Pomarico Uchoa (Brazil) - 1509.95 points, best flight 473.66 km in Caico (Brazil)

 

Women Serial (up to EN-D)

  • Brigitte Kurbel (Germany) - 1664.88 points, best flight  211.67 km in Speikboden (Italy)
  • Martina Hauri (Switzerland) - 1537.38 points, best flight 196.73 km in Gotthard (Switzerland)
  • Claire Garnesson  (France) - 1370.41 points, the best flight 199.95 km in  Gourdon (France)

 

Women Sport (up to EN-C)

  • Claire Garnesson (France) - 1370.41 points, best flight  199.95 km in Gourdon (France)
  • Mathilde Chivet (France) - 1089.01 points, best flight  208.73 km in  Cabane Col Vert (France)
  • Andrea Habegger (Switzerland) - 952.69 points, best flight  210.48km in Riederalp (Switzerland)

 

Women Fun (up to EN-B)16

  • Gabriela Jacober (Switzerland) -  915.39  points, best flight  186.34 km in Fiesch (Switzerland)
  • Nadine Weder (Switzerland) -  733.65  points, best flight 147.76 km in Fiesch (Switzerland)
  • Karczewski Marion (Germany) - 618.76  points, best flight 128.94km in Stol (Slovenia)

 

HANG GLIDING

Class 1  

253 pilots participated

  • Glauco Pinto (Brazil) - 1929.70 points, best flight 392.01 km in Tacima (Brazil)
  • Alain Chauvet (France) - 1851.72 points, best flight 257.73 km in Chabre Espranons (France)
  • Roland Woehrle (Germany) - 1777.06 points, best flight 251.56 km in Kandel (Germany)

 

Class 5 

79 pilots participated, the top three being:

  • Christian Voiblet (Switzerland) 2143.78 points, best flight 351.62 km in Fiesch (Switzerland) 
  • Toni Raumauf (Austria) 1952.15 points, best flight  279.50km in Kossen, Scheibenwald (Austria) 
  • Deflorian Claudio (Italy) 1857.08 points, best flight  258.89km in Col Rodella (Italy) 

 

Class 2 

11 pilots participated, the best being:

  • Roger Ruppert (Switzerland) 2636.19 points, best flight   467.82 km in Stahringen (Germany)
  • Philippe Harignordoquy (France) 2505.30 points, best flight  366.09 km in Aérodrome le Chevalet (France) 
  • Philipp Steinger (Switzerland) 2394.72 points, best flight  401.48 km in Buochs LSZC (Switzerland) 

 

Women Class 1 

12 pilots participated, the best being:

  • Corinna Schwiegershausen (Germany) - 1071.87  points, best flight  191.92km in Monte Cucco (Italy)
  • Francoise Dieuzeide-banet  (France) - 927.58 points, best flight  150.25km in Chabre Espranons (France)
  • Sasha Serebrennikova (Austria) - 887.31 points, best flight 151.68km in La Chabre (France)


Congratulations to the winners!

All pilots World online XC contest rank link: http://wxc.fai.org/module.php?id=22&l=en&date=20210930

Info: 

World XC Online contest receives information from local XC leagues. 6 best flights of the season made by the pilot create his rank Points assigned according to the type of flight. Free flight - Free distance which does not conform to the triangle track specification. 1 km = 1.00 p Flat triangle - Triangle which does not conform FAI triangle specification. 1 km = 1.20 p FAI triangle - Triangle conforming to the FAI definition. 1 km = 1.40 p).  Please note that work with some national leagues is still in progress and they will be added in the future. WXC ranking is voluntarily supported by an excellent pilot and programmer Andreas Rieck. CIVL is endlessly grateful for his input in sports development.