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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 916,30 km 07 Nov 1971 Karl Heinrich Striedieck (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5422
Gliding D2 Straight distance 921,954 km 03 Jun 1967 Yuri Kouznetsov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10050
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 82,79 km/h 03 Aug 1963 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10121
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 565,52 km 10 Jan 1961 Denis Burns (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 4409
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 518,59 km 10 Aug 1958 Pelagia Majewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4363
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 250.41 km 30 May 1954 Francine Abadie (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4381
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 226.290 km 23 Jun 1951 Marina Pylaeva (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10083
Gliding D2 Duration 16 h 3 min 43 sec 25 Mar 1947 Mrs Melk (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12418
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 6 838 m 21 Nov 1938 Erwin Ziller (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13589
Gliding D1 Straight distance 240 km 16 Jun 1934 Hans Fischer (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13596
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 166,00 km/h 06 Jan 2018 Pieter Nouwens (RSA) ratified - current record World 18371
Gliding D13.5 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 144,51 km/h 11 Jul 2020 Philippe N. Rose (USA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 19311
Gliding D13 Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 113,19 km/h 09 Jul 2020 Philippe N. Rose (USA) ratified - current record World 19459
Gliding D15 Out-and-return distance 1713,1 km 07 Jan 2017 Jean-Marc Perrin (SUI) ratified - current record World 18109
Gliding DU Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 91,95 km/h 18 May 2009 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - current record World 15453
Gliding D15 Distance using up to 3 turn points 2 193,1 km 03 Dec 2005 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - current record World 12273
Gliding D15 Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 500 km 130,71 km/h 11 Dec 2003 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 8252
Gliding DO Out-and-return distance 1 708,4 km 20 Dec 2002 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7587
Gliding DU Free distance using up to 3 turn points 682,4 km 21 Jul 2001 Bostjan Pristavec (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved World 7046
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 234,95 km/h 07 May 2000 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 6556
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 042,55 km 25 Dec 1998 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5889
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 767,45 km 13 Jan 1998 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5277
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 131.39 km/h 05 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5029
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 125.71 km/h 13 Nov 1995 Katrin Keim (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 3031
Gliding D1 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 353.28 km 12 Jan 1993 Raymond William Linskey (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 320
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 157,27 km/h 10 Jan 1991 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 418
Gliding D1-M Absolute altitude 10 245 m 12 Jun 1988 Ingrid Köhler (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 413
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 141,80 km/h 26 Dec 1986 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 367
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 847,27 km 05 Aug 1984 Joann B. Shaw (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 343
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 271,98 km 09 Dec 1980 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 331
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 860.29 km 16 Nov 1979 Karl Abhau (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10192
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 593 km 18 Jun 1978 Adele Orsi (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10158
Gliding D1-M Out-and-return distance 603.81 km 28 Apr 1976 Kurt Heimann (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10206
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 120.153 km/h 17 Aug 1973 Adele Orsi (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10114
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 974,04 km 22 Aug 1969 Wallace A. Scott (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4408
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 107,78 km/h 02 Sep 1964 Stanislaw Kluk (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5467
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 71,39 km/h 04 Jan 1963 Robert R. Clifford (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10035
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 607.942 km 18 Jun 1960 Viktor Iltchenko (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10060
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 53.859 km/h 06 Jun 1956 Cvetka Klancnik-belin (YUG) ratified - superseded since approved World 12426
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 400,338 km 09 May 1953 Jacqueline Leroy (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10103
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 203.150 km 20 Jul 1950 Marcelle Choisnet-gohard (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10082
Gliding D1 Gain of height 3 385 m 26 Jun 1940 Evguenia Prokhorova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4331
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 85,00 km 19 Apr 1938 Heye Straatman (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13602
Gliding D1 Duration 14 h 07 min 03 May 1927 Ferdinand Schulz (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4432
Gliding D13.5 Distance using up to 3 turn points 501,8 km 12 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 18643
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 14 938 m 17 Feb 1986 Robert R. Harris (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 339
Gliding DO Triangle Distance 1 075,3 km 30 Dec 2013 Anja Kohlrausch (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 17022
Gliding D15 Straight Distance to a Goal 1 401,4 km 20 Dec 2012 Jean-Marc Perrin (SUI) ratified - current record World 16721
Gliding DO Triangle Distance 1 586,2 km 25 Dec 2010 Jean-Marie Clement (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 16143
Gliding D15 Free triangle distance 1 377,7 km 23 Jan 2007 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 14443

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