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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Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 1 254,26 km 14 Jan 1978 Sholto Hamilton Georgeson (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 335
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 1 298,97 km 17 Mar 1976 Leonard Royal McMaster (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5425
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 108.94 km/H 18 Dec 1972 Angela Smith (-) ratified - superseded since approved World 10132
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 467,2 km 14 Jul 1968 Pelagia Majewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10154
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 104,22 km/h 28 Jul 1964 Viktor Iltchenko (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 5466
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 636.6 km 08 Aug 1962 Franciszek Kepka (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10062
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 107,04 km/h 11 Aug 1959 Richard E. Schreder (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4318
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 677,61 km 13 May 1956 René Fonteilles (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4417
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 53,665 km/h 05 Aug 1952 Anna P. Samossadova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 12424
Gliding D2 Gain of height 7 407 m 27 Jan 1950 Harland C. Ross (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10058
Gliding D2 Free out-and-return distance 416,070 km 12 Jun 1940 I.L. Kartachev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13621
Gliding D1-M Gain of height 4 595 m 16 Feb 1938 Michal Offierski (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4420
Gliding D1 Straight distance 8,100 km 26 Aug 1923 Juste François Joseph Thoret (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 13607
Gliding D13.5 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 102,68 km/h 24 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 18656
Gliding D15 Free out-and-return distance 1 731,4 km 02 Feb 2020 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - current record World 19230
Gliding D13 Free out-and-return distance 654,1 km 17 May 2020 Rudolf Schlesinger (AUT) ratified - current record World 19440
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 149,06 km/h 05 Dec 2015 Johan Luyckx (BEL) ratified - current record World 17757
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 138,1 km/h 31 Dec 2013 Anja Kohlrausch (GER) ratified - current record World 17025
Gliding DW Free triangle distance 419,5 km 07 Aug 2011 Valeria Paget (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 15816
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 121,5 km/h 28 Dec 2007 Anja Kohlrausch (GER) ratified - current record World 14905
Gliding DW Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 96,76 km/h 18 Oct 2005 Claudio Blois Duarte (BRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 12016
Gliding DO Out-and-return distance 1 804,8 km 14 Nov 2003 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 8076
Gliding DW Triangle Distance 551.6 km 14 Jun 2002 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7375
Gliding DO Free out-and-return distance 1 550,20 km 21 Nov 2000 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 6761
Gliding DW Free distance using up to 3 turn points 591,2 km 05 May 1999 Zbigniew Nieradka (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 6071
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 777.95 km 01 Dec 1998 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5854
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 4078
Gliding D1-M Free distance using up to 3 turn points 504,72 km 26 Dec 1996 Ms. Reiko Sakurai Morinaka (JPN) ratified - superseded since approved World 3919
Gliding D2-M Out-and-return distance 1 131,40 km 05 Jan 1995 Walter Eisele (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 2339
Gliding D2 Straight distance 1 383,00 km 17 Apr 1992 Gérard Herbaud (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 359
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 67,82 km/h 27 May 1990 Isabel Mittag (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 353
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 150,82 km/h 17 Dec 1987 Beat Bünzli (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 328
Gliding D2-M Gain of height 5 700 m 28 Apr 1986 Helmut Koehler (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 427
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 993,76 km 31 Oct 1982 Sholto Hamilton Georgeson (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5399
Gliding D2-M Triangle Distance 756.00 km 31 Dec 1979 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 3295
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 95,42 km/h 24 Jan 1979 Karla Elizabeth Karel (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 10135
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 114,75 km/h 17 Dec 1977 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10220
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 823,22 km 01 May 1975 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 9985
Gliding DO Free Distance 1 460,80 km 25 Apr 1972 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5004
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 591,60 km 06 Jul 1967 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4390
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 83,74 km/h 07 Jan 1964 Helmut Sorg (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5490
Gliding D2 Gain of height 6 933 m 16 Mar 1961 Vera Hudcova (TCH) ratified - superseded since approved World 10141
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 61,72 km/h 09 May 1959 Lucyna Bajewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4365
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 50,281 km/h 28 Jun 1955 Paul Lepanse (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10030
Gliding D1 Duration 28 h 41 min 22 Nov 1951 Marcelle Choisnet-gohard (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 12416
Gliding D1 Gain of height 4 880 m 06 Apr 1948 Elisabeth Boselli (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10080
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 415.143 km 30 Jun 1939 P.I. Savtsov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13590
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 2 276 m 03 May 1937 Werner Spilger (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13608
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 DU Triangle Distance 738,6 km 03 Jul 2014 Morgan Sandercock (AUS) ratified - current record World 17243

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