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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 818.84 km 11 Dec 1998 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5858
Gliding D1-M Free out-and-return distance 887,25 km 16 Jul 1997 Gerald Kaufman (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4716
Gliding D1-M Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 025,10 km 04 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3943
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 39,40 km/h 22 Sep 1995 William G. Osoba (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5516
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 1 385.53 km 03 Jan 1993 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4470
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 145.49 km/h 24 Dec 1990 Susan Patricia Beatty (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 347
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 161,33 km/h 10 Jan 1988 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 355
Gliding D2-M Triangle Distance 778,71 km 11 Jul 1986 Walter Binder (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10270
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 748,37 km 17 Aug 1983 Joann B. Shaw (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10236
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 1 000,86 km 11 Mar 1980 Doris F. Grove (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10093
Gliding D1-M Out-and-return distance 809,923 km 17 May 1979 Günter Cichon (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10209
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 1 254.26 km 14 Jan 1978 Bruce Lindsey Drake (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 341
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 042,114 km 06 Feb 1976 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 9986
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 1 056,64 km 09 Oct 1972 James G. Smiley (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5419
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 767,02 km 03 Mar 1968 Karl Heinrich Striedieck (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4414
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 630 km 07 Jul 1964 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10109
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 540,4 km 08 Aug 1962 Pelagia Majewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10149
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 96,84 km/h 07 Aug 1959 Richard E. Schreder (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1192
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 76,64 km/h 09 Jan 1956 G.A.J. Goodhart (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 1191
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 274.10 km 11 Jul 1952 Betsy Woodward (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4384
Gliding D1 Distance over a closed circuit without landing 151,105 km 27 Jun 1949 Marcelle Choisnet-gohard (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10197
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 602.358 km 31 Jul 1939 P.I. Savtsov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13591
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 3 304 m 18 Sep 1937 Erwin Ziller (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13609
Gliding D1 Duration 08 h 04 min 50 sec 29 Jan 1923 Alexis Maneyrol (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4454
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 2 190,5 km 18 Dec 2019 Jean-Marc Perrin (SUI) ratified - current record World 19207
Gliding D13.5 Free triangle distance 657,2 km 27 Dec 2016 Mauro Brunazzo (ITA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 18102
Gliding DO Distance using up to 3 turn points 1 121,08 km 31 Dec 2013 Susanne Schödel (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 17028
Gliding DW Free Distance 793,72 km 11 Jul 2011 William B. Snead (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 16272
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 163,14 km/h 12 Jul 2007 Marta Najfeld (POL) ratified - current record World 14717
Gliding DO Distance using up to 3 turn points 2 129,9 km 25 Nov 2005 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 12235
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 2 000 km 152,5 km/h 02 Dec 2003 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - current record World 8205
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 142,4 km/h 04 Dec 2002 Angelika Machinek (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7575
Gliding DW Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 82,00 km/h 21 Jun 2001 Thomas Wartha (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7015
Gliding DO Free out-and-return distance 1 412,22 km 29 Dec 1999 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 6358
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 247,49 km/h 03 Mar 1999 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5951
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 158,43 km/h 18 Oct 1998 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5767
Gliding D2 Free out-and-return distance 757,18 km 18 Feb 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4080
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 147,01 km/h 21 Dec 1996 Lydia Casper (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3925
Gliding D1 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 2 049,44 km 05 Nov 1994 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 1981
Gliding DO Straight Distance to a Goal 1 383,00 km 17 Apr 1992 Gérard Herbaud (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5014
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 1 092,25 km/h 14 Jan 1990 Wielfried Grosskinsky (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 10052
Gliding D1-M Straight distance to a declared goal 655,07 km 08 May 1987 Franz Ott (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 10202
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 152,54 km/h 10 Jan 1986 Erwin Müller (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5488
Gliding D2-M Gain of height 5 044 m 26 Sep 1982 Max-Ludwig Niebler (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10238
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 109.94 km/h 31 Dec 1979 Fritz Rueb (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10235
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 229,256 km 04 Jan 1979 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 9990
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 147,19 km/h 21 Nov 1977 Edward Mouat-biggs (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5473
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 10 809 m 05 Mar 1975 Mary L. Nutt (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 378
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 153,43 km/h 03 Mar 1972 Walter Neubert (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 1190
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 138,30 km/h 04 Jun 1967 Alfred Röhm (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 1185

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