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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 145,33 km/h 03 Jan 1979 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 332
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 140,07 km/h 17 Nov 1977 Edward Mouat-biggs (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5494
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 140,33 km/h 31 Jan 1975 Malcolm John Jinks (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10039
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 113.24 km/h 29 Feb 1972 Susan Martin (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10115
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 864,86 km 03 Jun 1967 Isabella Gorokhova (URS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 380
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 103.33 km/h 25 Dec 1963 Anne Burns (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 10133
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 14 102 m 25 Feb 1961 Paul F. Bikle (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5428
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 87,51 km/h 14 Aug 1958 Harland C. Ross (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5462
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 444,615 km 11 Jun 1955 René Fonteilles (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9995
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 511.51 km 19 Jul 1951 Alexader Pawlikiewicz (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 13617
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 368.844 km 16 Jul 1947 Paul B. Macready, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9998
Gliding D2 Duration 12 h 30 min 16 May 1939 E. Zelenkova (URS) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 11679
Gliding D1 Straight distance 504,2 km 29 Jul 1935 Rudolf Oeltzschner (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13719
Gliding D13 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 60,43 km/h 12 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - current record World 19456
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 156,14 km/h 03 Jul 2017 Sibylle Andresen (GER) ratified - current record World 18182
Gliding DU Free triangle distance 530,13 km 28 Jun 2009 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 15501
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 2 127,5 km 06 Jan 2006 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 12460
Gliding DO Free triangle distance 1 508.42 km 13 Dec 2003 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8249
Gliding DO Straight Distance to a Goal 965,3 km 05 Jan 2003 Pamela Kurstjens-Hawkins (AUS) ratified - current record World 7595
Gliding DW Free distance using up to 3 turn points 771,74 km 22 Jul 2001 William B. Snead (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 7056
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 43,98 km/h 11 Jun 2000 Vladimir Bessarabov (RUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 6588
Gliding D15 Out-and-return distance 1 042,55 km 25 Dec 1998 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - current record World 5886
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 180,33 km/h 05 Mar 1998 Theo Roger Newfield (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5315
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 131,39 km/h 05 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3961
Gliding D1-M Free out-and-return distance 685.62 km 28 Dec 1995 Otto Schauble (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 3071
Gliding D2-M Straight distance to a declared goal 1 078,07 km 06 May 1993 Hans-Werner Grosse (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 52
Gliding D2-M Out-and-return distance 1 073.422 km 09 Dec 1991 Walter Binder (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10248
Gliding D1-M Straight distance 826.66 km 15 May 1989 Hans-Peter Elkmann (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10184
Gliding D2 Triangle Distance 1 258,19 km 27 Dec 1986 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 370
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 123.334 km/h 07 Dec 1984 Inge Müller (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10172
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 127.51 km/h 24 Dec 1980 Fritz Rueb (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10227
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 140,48 km/h 30 Nov 1979 Erwin Müller (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5487
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 122,26 km/h 26 Nov 1978 Erwin Müller (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5497
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 143,04 km/h 27 Nov 1976 Edward Pearson ratified - superseded since approved World 5441
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 165,35 km/h 18 Jul 1974 Kenneth Bruce Briegleb (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5433
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 651.126 km 23 May 1970 Joseph C. Lincoln (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10071
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 98.94 km/h 26 Oct 1965 Yvonne Leemann (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10117
Gliding D1 Straight distance 875,99 km 02 Jun 1963 Karl Bezler (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5412
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 93.103 km/h 27 Jun 1960 Anna Samossadova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10118
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 518.066 km 30 May 1957 Vladislas Zejda (TCH) ratified - superseded since approved World 9992
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 353.60 km 29 May 1953 Wanda Adamek (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4358
Gliding D1 Gain of height 9 174.5 m 30 Dec 1950 William S. Ivans, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9980
Gliding D1 Duration without landing returning to the start point 55 h 52 min 12 sec 22 Sep 1943 Ernst Jachtmann (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4455
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 191,348 km 10 Jun 1938 Ilya Korotov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13603
Gliding D1 Straight distance 72,20 km 25 Apr 1929 Johannes Nehring (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4434
Gliding D13 Distance using up to 3 turn points 1 002,6 km 08 May 2016 Daniel Sazhin (USA) ratified - current record World 19465
Gliding D13.5 Free out-and-return distance 501,36 km 26 Dec 2016 Mauro Brunazzo (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 18100
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 185,10 km/h 13 Nov 2015 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - current record World 17750
Gliding DO Triangle Distance 1 750,6 km 12 Jan 2011 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - current record World 16151
Gliding DW Distance using up to 3 turn points 636,3 km 27 May 2007 Michael Noel Parker (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 14670

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