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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km 203,1 km/h 21 Dec 2006 Jean-Marie Clement (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 14387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DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 500 km 156,62 km/h 14 Nov 2003 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 8078
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 511 km 24 Dec 2001 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7186
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 118,2 km/h 22 Aug 2000 Bostjan Pristavec (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved World 6692
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 247,49 km/h 03 Mar 1999 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5951
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 158,43 km/h 18 Oct 1998 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5767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-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Gliding DO Straight Distance to a Goal 1 383,00 km 17 Apr 1992 Gérard Herbaud (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5014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Gliding D1-M Straight distance to a declared goal 655,07 km 08 May 1987 Franz Ott (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 10202
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 152,54 km/h 10 Jan 1986 Erwin Müller (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5488
Gliding D2-M Gain of height 5 044 m 26 Sep 1982 Max-Ludwig Niebler (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10238
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 109.94 km/h 31 Dec 1979 Fritz Rueb (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10235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 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 DO Absolute altitude 22 657 m 02 Sep 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - current record World 18704
Gliding DU Triangle Distance 507,28 km 28 Jun 2009 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 15500
Gliding D15 Free out-and-return distance 1 559,6 km 06 Jan 2006 Jean-Marc Perrin (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 12459
Gliding DO Triangle Distance 1 502.55 km 13 Dec 2003 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8248
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km 133,89 km/h 07 Jan 2003 Pamela Kurstjens-Hawkins (AUS) ratified - current record World 7599
Gliding DW Straight Distance to a Goal 602,26 km 22 Jul 2001 William B. Snead (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 7055
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 30,97 km/h 12 Jun 2000 Tamara Sviridova (RUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 6589
Gliding D15 Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km 109,44 km/h 25 Dec 1998 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - current record World 5884
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 197,28 km/h 14 Mar 1998 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5333
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 131,39 km/h 05 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3960
Gliding D2 Free out-and-return distance 718.78 km 29 Dec 1995 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 3070
Gliding D2-M Straight distance 1 078,07 km 06 May 1993 Hans-Werner Grosse (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 51
Gliding D2-M Triangle Distance 1 256,20 km 14 Dec 1991 Walter Binder (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 422
Gliding D1-M Out-and-return distance 531,11 km 01 Jul 1989 Ingrid Köhler (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 412
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 137,32 km/h 27 Dec 1986 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 366
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 145 km/h 08 Dec 1984 Karl Abhau (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10222
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 158,67 km/h 24 Dec 1980 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 1184
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 109 km/h 06 Dec 1979 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10261
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 783.03 km 04 Dec 1978 Erwin Müller (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10074
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 98,54 km/h 18 Jan 1977 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10046
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 114,86 km/h 20 Jul 1974 Edward Makula (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5493

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