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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 157,25 km/h 11 Jan 1988 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 354
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 119,83 km/h 11 Jul 1986 Walter Binder (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10269
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 159,64 km/h 20 Dec 1983 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5439
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 1 025,02 km 05 Apr 1980 Cornelia Yoder (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10094
Gliding D1-M Out-and-return distance 835,826 km 23 May 1979 Günter Cichon (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10210
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 1 254.26 km 14 Jan 1978 David Napier Speight (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 340
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 1 298,97 km 17 Mar 1976 Karl Heinrich Striedieck (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5426
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 1 098,54 km 15 Oct 1972 Karl Heinrich Striedieck (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5418
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 69,598 km/h 29 May 1968 Tamara Zaiganova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10175
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 837,75 km 23 Jul 1964 Wallace A. Scott (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4406
Gliding D2 Straight distance 540,4 km 08 Aug 1962 Pelagia Majewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10145
Gliding D1 Gain of height 12 894 m 25 Feb 1961 Paul F. Bikle (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 338
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 85,420 km/h 09 Sep 1958 Cvetka Klancnik-belin (YUG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10167
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 488,4 km 18 Jun 1955 Jerzy Wojnar (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 9994
Gliding D1 Straight distance 861,27 km 05 Aug 1951 Richard H. Johnson (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5415
Gliding D2 Gain of height 2 883 m 21 Jan 1948 Jacqueline Mathe (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4341
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 395.730 km 01 Jun 1939 I.L. Kartachev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13615
Gliding D2 Straight distance 193.390 km 12 Apr 1937 Rudolf Knies (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13611
Gliding D13.5 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 140,50 km/h 24 Nov 2016 Stefano Ghiorzo (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 18084
Gliding DU Free triangle distance 772,4 km 03 Jul 2014 Morgan Sandercock (AUS) ratified - current record World 17244
Gliding DW Distance using up to 3 turn points 450,2 km 19 Jul 2010 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 16050
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 306,8 km/h 22 Dec 2006 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - current record World 14392
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 154,05 km/h 05 Jul 2005 Marta Najfeld (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 11787
Gliding DO Free out-and-return distance 2 008,4 km 14 Nov 2003 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 8077
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 2 029,7 km 01 Jan 2002 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7187
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 500 km 122,39 km/h 21 Nov 2000 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 6764
Gliding DW Free distance using up to 3 turn points 591,2 km 05 May 1999 Sebastian Kawa (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 6072
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 216,42 km/h 18 Oct 1998 Theo Roger Newfield (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5763
Gliding D2-M Free out-and-return distance 757,18 km 18 Feb 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4079
Gliding D1-M Free out-and-return distance 826,48 km 25 Dec 1996 Karl Abhau (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 3922
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 169,72 km/h 05 Jan 1995 Helmut H. Fischer (GER) ratified - current record World 5009
Gliding D2 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 383,00 km 17 Apr 1992 Gérard Herbaud (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 360
Gliding D2 Straight distance 1 092,25 km 14 Jan 1990 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10051
Gliding D1-M Straight distance 663,68 km 25 Jun 1987 Donald Aitken (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10186
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 14 938 m 17 Feb 1986 Robert R. Harris (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5011
Gliding D2-M Absolute altitude 6 408 m 26 Sep 1982 Max-Ludwig Niebler (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10237
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 1 013,21 km 31 Dec 1979 Fritz Rueb (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10193
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 801.77 km 10 Jan 1979 Sholto Hamilton Georgeson (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 7374
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 127,52 km/h 16 Dec 1977 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10214
Gliding D1-M Out-and-return distance 531 km 01 May 1975 Kurt Heimann (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10205
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 1 051,20 km 25 Apr 1972 Klaus Tesch (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5406
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 590.42 km 26 Jun 1967 Edward Guy Minghelli (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10069
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 86.66 km/h 05 Jan 1964 Anne Burns (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 10123
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 62.29 km/h 14 Jul 1960 Pelagia Majewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10119
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 88,54 km/h 18 Aug 1957 Paul F. Bikle (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10034
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 541.3 km 20 Jul 1953 Jerzy Popiel (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 13616
Gliding D2 Gain of height 6 072 m 18 Jan 1951 Marcelle Choisnet-gohard (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10130
Gliding D2 Straight distance 237.03 km 06 Aug 1945 Marcelle Choisnet (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4382
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 305,624 km 07 Jul 1938 Bernhard Flinsch (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13604
Gliding D1 Straight distance 149,42 km 30 Jul 1929 Robert Kronfeld (AUT) ratified - superseded since approved World 4429

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