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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 274.10 km 11 Jul 1952 Betsy Woodward (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4384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D1 Distance over a closed circuit without landing 151,105 km 27 Jun 1949 Marcelle Choisnet-gohard (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10197
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 602.358 km 31 Jul 1939 P.I. Savtsov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13591
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 3 304 m 18 Sep 1937 Erwin Ziller (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13609
Gliding D1 Duration 08 h 04 min 50 sec 29 Jan 1923 Alexis Maneyrol (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4454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 D13.5 Free out-and-return distance 654,1 km 17 May 2020 Rudolf Schlesinger (AUT) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 19284
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Gliding DO Distance using up to 3 turn points 1 121,08 km 31 Dec 2013 Susanne Schödel (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 17028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Gliding DO Distance using up to 3 turn points 2 129,9 km 25 Nov 2005 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 12235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Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 142,4 km/h 04 Dec 2002 Angelika Machinek (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7575
Gliding DW Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 82,00 km/h 21 Jun 2001 Thomas Wartha (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7015
Gliding DO Free out-and-return distance 1 412,22 km 29 Dec 1999 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 6358
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 818.84 km 11 Dec 1998 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5858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 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
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 107,12 km/h 25 Dec 1963 Evert Dommisse (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10036
Gliding DO Gain of height 12 894 m 25 Feb 1961 Paul F. Bikle (USA) ratified - current record World 5010
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 97,066 km/h 08 Sep 1958 Joze Mrak (YUG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10027
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 328,2 km 18 Jun 1955 Maksymiliana Czmielowna (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10085
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 364,035 km 20 Jul 1951 Anna P. Samossadova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10102
Gliding D1 Gain of height 3 973 m 22 Dec 1947 Elisabeth Boselli (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4340
Gliding D1 Straight distance 495,082 km 24 May 1939 Kurt Schmidt (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13601
Gliding D2 Straight distance 133,470 km 21 Oct 1936 Viktor Iltchenko (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13610
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 160,07 km/h 15 Nov 2018 Katrin Senne (GER) ratified - current record World 18787
Gliding D13.5 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 110,20 km/h 20 Nov 2016 Stefano Ghiorzo (ITA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 18082
Gliding DO Free Distance 2 256,9 km 12 Jan 2010 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - current record World 15702
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km 203,1 km/h 21 Dec 2006 Jean-Marie Clement (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 14387
Gliding DU Distance using up to 3 turn points 891,06 km 24 Apr 2005 Malcolm David Stevenson, Jr (USA) ratified - current record World 11488
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 500 km 156,62 km/h 14 Nov 2003 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 8078
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 511 km 24 Dec 2001 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7186
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 118,2 km/h 22 Aug 2000 Bostjan Pristavec (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved World 6692
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 Free out-and-return distance 718,78 km 29 Dec 1995 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 3070

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