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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 1 231,80 km 16 Apr 1974 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5416
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 104,47 km/h 10 Jan 1970 Brian C Stevens (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5483
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 730,62 km 06 Jan 1965 Sholto Hamilton Georgeson (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4413
Gliding D1 Straight distance 875,99 km 02 Jun 1963 Rudolf Lindner (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5414
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 714,02 km 18 Jun 1960 Mikhaïl Vieriestiennikov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4418
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 64,18 km/h 07 Jun 1956 Zvonimir Rain (YUG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5480
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 290,198 km 12 May 1953 Marcelle Choisnet-gohard (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10104
Gliding D2 Gain of height 4 963 m 22 Nov 1950 Irena Kempovna (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4344
Gliding D1 Duration without landing returning to the start point 38 h 21 min 24 sec 18 Jun 1942 Eric Nessler (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4457
Gliding D2 Straight distance 552.100 km 15 May 1938 Viktor Iltchenko (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13613
Gliding D1 Speed over a closed circuit without landing upper than one km 54,55 km/h 05 May 1927 Ferdinand Schulz (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4436
Gliding D13 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 144,51 km/h 11 Jul 2020 Philippe N. Rose (USA) ratified - current record World 19449
Gliding D13 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 986,00 km 09 Jul 2021 Philippe N. Rose (USA) dossier under review World 19499
Gliding DW Triangle Distance 413,50 km 30 Jul 2015 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 17619
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 051,4 km 26 Dec 2010 Susanne Schödel (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 16142
Gliding DW Distance using up to 3 turn points 597,1 km 15 Mar 2007 Murray Gordon Wardell (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 14508
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 227,8 km/h 22 Nov 2005 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - current record World 12204
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 2 000 km 141,07 km/h 23 Nov 2003 Jean-Marie Clement (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8142
Gliding DU Triangle Distance 501,69 km 05 Aug 2002 William G. Osoba (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 7464
Gliding DU Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 82,10 km/h 05 Jun 2001 Andrej Kolar (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved World 6993
Gliding DW Free distance using up to 3 turn points 429 km 29 Jul 1999 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 6218
Gliding DW Triangle Distance 513,25 km 11 Dec 1998 Allan Keith Willis (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 6182
Gliding D1-M Out-and-return distance 1 236,34 km 04 Apr 1997 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4325
Gliding D2 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 518,06 km 02 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 3946
Gliding DU Free distance using up to 3 turn points 382,12 km 15 Jul 1995 William G. Osoba (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5515
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 127,17 km/h 21 Dec 1992 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4468
Gliding D2-M Triangle Distance 1 140,426 km 22 Dec 1990 Otto Wegscheider (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10252
Gliding D2-M Out-and-return distance 1 017.17 km 09 Jan 1988 Otto Wegscheider (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10241
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 362.68 km 02 May 1986 Leonard Royal McMaster (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 322
Gliding D1-M Straight distance to a declared goal 414,801 km 11 Jan 1983 B.J. Willson (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 10200
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 128 km/h 15 Jan 1980 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10254
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 12 637 m 14 Feb 1979 Sabrina Jackintell (USA) ratified - current record World 348
Gliding D2 Triangle Distance 762,72 km 28 Dec 1977 Conrad Meynell Greaves (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 5501
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 751.3 km 26 Jul 1975 Edward Guy Minghelli (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10073
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 130,73 km/h 06 Aug 1972 Edward Makula (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5471
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 90,95 km/h 27 Dec 1967 A. A. Human (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10165
Gliding D2 Straight distance 575,643 km 14 Jun 1964 Olga Manafova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10143
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 644,91 km 04 Jan 1962 Sholto Hamilton Georgeson (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4410
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 517,80 km 06 Jul 1959 Henryk Zydorczak (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4606
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 50,33 km/h 16 Aug 1955 Henryk Zydorczak (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5479
Gliding D1 Duration 56 h 15 min 02 Apr 1952 Charles Atger (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4449
Gliding D1 Duration 35 h 3 min 17 Nov 1948 Marcelle Choisnet (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 11677
Gliding D2 Gain of height 1 634 m 10 Jul 1939 Lioudmila Velikosseltzeva (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4320
Gliding D1-M Gain of height 2 970 m 14 May 1937 Friedrich Aufermann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4422
Gliding D15 Straight Distance to a Goal 807 km _unknown (-) minimum performance to be exceeded by first claim World 15811
Gliding D13.5 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 60,43 km/h 12 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 18659
Gliding D13 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 102,68 km 24 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - current record World 19448
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 163,10 km/h 28 Jun 2016 Sibylle Andresen (GER) ratified - current record World 17871
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 102,09 km/h 30 Jun 2014 Morgan Sandercock (AUS) ratified - current record World 17245
Gliding DO Distance using up to 3 turn points 2 511,1 km 13 Dec 2009 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 15679

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