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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 769,4 km 02 Jun 1975 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10095
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 684.458 lm 15 Jul 1972 Edward Guy Minghelli (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10072
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 121,485 km/h 19 Aug 1967 Elemer A. Katinszky (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10037
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 702.744 km 24 Apr 1964 Pavel N. Antonov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10063
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 8 084 m 05 Dec 1961 Lidia Pazio (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10138
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 447.74 km 12 May 1959 Tadeusz Dabek (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10065
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 45,06 km/h 14 Jul 1955 Adam Brzoza (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5469
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 436 km 09 Feb 1952 Evert Dommisse (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10064
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 69.60 km/h 22 Jul 1948 Siegbert Maurer (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 4342
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 195.185 km 06 Jul 1939 E. Zelenkova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13594
Gliding D1 Straight distance 602.23 km 12 May 1937 Viktor Rastorguev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4508
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 15 917 m 03 Sep 2017 Team/Crew ratified - superseded since approved World 18248
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 18 503 m 26 Aug 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 18679
Gliding D13 Distance using up to 3 turn points 501,8 km 12 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - current record World 19434
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 129,6 km/h 30 Dec 2013 Anja Kohlrausch (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 17024
Gliding DO Triangle Distance 1 600,97 km 08 Dec 2010 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 16137
Gliding D15 Triangle Distance 1 375,2 km 23 Jan 2007 Jean-Marc Perrin (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 14445
Gliding DO Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 355 km 20 Nov 2005 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12196
Gliding DO Free Distance 2 174,5 km 23 Nov 2003 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 8154
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 144,95 km/h 31 Jul 2002 Janusz Centka (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 7462
Gliding DO Free distance using up to 3 turn points 2 463,7 km 26 Nov 2000 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 6762
Gliding DW Straight Distance to a Goal 574,54 km 15 May 1999 Michael Noel Parker (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 6122
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 140.81 km/h 09 Dec 1998 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5856
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 757,18 km 18 Feb 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4076
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 135,38 km/h 02 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5028
Gliding D2-M Out-and-return distance 1 220,44 km 06 Jan 1995 Walter Eisele (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 2342
Gliding D1 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 081,16 km 10 Oct 1992 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 744
Gliding D2-M Straight distance to a declared goal 777,81 km 07 Jul 1989 Jerry W. Wenger (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 431
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 158,82 km/h 09 Jan 1987 Fritz Rueb (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10225
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 158,41 km/h 08 Jan 1985 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 329
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 1 000.88 km 28 Sep 1981 Thomas L. Knauff (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10077
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 118,8 km/h 15 Dec 1979 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10256
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 757,048 km 18 Dec 1978 Fritz Rueb (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10190
Gliding D1 Distance in a straight line 837 km 19 Apr 1977 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 6977
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 97.741 km/h 18 Aug 1974 Adele Orsi (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10171
Gliding D1 Straight distance 1 153,82 km 26 Jul 1970 Benjamin Wayne Greene (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5408
Gliding D2 Gain of height 11 680 m 05 Nov 1966 Stanislaw Jozefczak (POL) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 364
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 678,90 km 28 Jul 1963 Jan Wroblewski (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4411
Gliding D1 Gain of height 1 0483 m 16 Dec 1960 Sholto Hamilton Georgeson (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5397
Gliding D2 Straight distance 489.8 km 18 Jul 1958 Lucyna Bajewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10147
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 57 h 10 min 06 Apr 1954 Bertrand Dauvin (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4459
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 7 042 m 18 Jan 1951 Marcelle Choisnet-gohard (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4367
Gliding D2 Duration 12 h 53 min 6 sec 13 Jun 1946 Madeleine Renaud (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12419
Gliding D2 Free out-and-return distance 258.830 km 10 Aug 1938 Heinrich Huth (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13619
Gliding D1 Duration without landing returning to the start point 21 h 34 min 17 Dec 1931 William A. Cocke, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4458
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 1 277,43 km 21 Dec 1992 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 19288
Gliding D15 Triangle Distance 1 391,9 km 30 Nov 2009 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - current record World 15663
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 15 460 m 29 Aug 2006 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 14043
Gliding DO Free Distance 2 192,9 km 04 Dec 2004 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10316
Gliding DU Free distance using up to 3 turn points 799,5 km 22 May 2003 Bostjan Pristavec (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved World 7786

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