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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 928,29 km 20 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3982
Gliding D2-M Gain of height 7 241 m 24 Oct 1996 Ralph Jones (GBR) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3691
Gliding D2-M Absolute altitude 8 782 m 10 Jun 1993 Ingrid Köhler (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 132
Gliding D2 Triangle Distance 760,40 km 05 Jan 1992 Katrin Keim (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 371
Gliding D2-M Straight distance 969,75 km 07 Jul 1989 Jerry W. Wenger (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 430
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 155,14 km/h 09 Jan 1987 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 368
Gliding D1-M Gain of height 9 935 m 25 Oct 1985 Malcolm D. Stevenson (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 405
Gliding DO Out-and-return distance 1 127,68 km 28 Sep 1981 Doris F. Grove (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5021
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 115,1 km/!h 16 Dec 1979 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10260
Gliding D1-M Out-and-return distance 707,448 km 23 Dec 1978 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10208
Gliding D1-M Gain of height 6 660 m 04 May 1977 Helmut Lehmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 10183
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 122,06 km/h 24 Aug 1974 Edward Makula (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5485
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 860,00 km 03 Aug 1970 Wallace A. Scott (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5421
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 127,56 km/h Patrick James Beatty (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1186
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 419,3 km Danuta Zachara (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10153
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 66.70 km/h Anne Burns (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 10120
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 489,80 km Lucyna Bajewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4366
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 507,052 km Marcelle Choisnet-gohard (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10105
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 11 675,4 m Robert F. Symons (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10055
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 106,430 km Marcelle Choisnet (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10179
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 23 h 41 min Toni Kahlbacher (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4465
Gliding D1 Duration 36 h 35 min 30 sec Kurt Schmidt (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4451
Gliding D15 Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 255,13 km/h 16 Feb 2018 Keith Essex (USA) ratified - current record World 18387
Gliding D13 Triangle Distance 501,8 km 12 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - current record World 19463
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 163,10 km/h 28 Jun 2016 Sibylle Andresen (GER) ratified - current record World 17873
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km 255,03 km/h 05 Apr 2015 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - current record World 17435
Gliding D15 Free triangle distance 1 409,2 km 30 Nov 2009 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - current record World 15662
Gliding DO Distance using up to 3 turn points 2 193,1 km 03 Dec 2005 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 12303
Gliding D15 Free out-and-return distance 1 545,2 km 11 Dec 2003 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 8255
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 500 km 136,82 km/h 20 Dec 2002 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7589
Gliding DW Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 97,87 km/h 02 Jul 2001 Guenther Jacobs (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 7023
Gliding DW Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 110,14 km/h 17 Feb 2000 Pawel Frackowiak (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 6406
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 119,79 km/h 22 Dec 1998 Angelika Machinek (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 5897
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 179,30 km/h 17 Dec 1997 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5967
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 860,46 km 04 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3939
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 739,33 km 30 Oct 1995 Michael Oakley (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 3028
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 1 400,19 km 07 Jan 1993 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 399
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 171,10 km/h 31 Dec 1990 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 424
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 163,03 km/h 20 Jan 1988 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 356
Gliding D1-M Straight distance to a declared goal 601,789 km 24 Nov 1986 Karl Abhau (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10201
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 162,02 km/h 25 Jul 1984 Erwin Sommer (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 5475
Gliding D2-M Straight distance 952,53 km 16 May 1980 Walter Binder (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10242
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 773,36 km 13 Nov 1979 Karl Abhau (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10191
Gliding D2-M Gain of height 4 523 m 26 Mar 1978 Freidhelm Jung (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10239
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 546 km 27 Apr 1976 Adele Orsi (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10156
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 672,2 km 29 May 1973 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10089
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 111,30 km/h William Ross Briegleb (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5468
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 92,56 km/h Vladimir Tchouvikov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 5482
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 84,55 km/h Daniel Barbera (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 5464
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 111,39 km/h Mikhaïl Vieriestiennikov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 5435

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