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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort ascending ID
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 109 km/h 06 Dec 1979 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10261
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 783.03 km 04 Dec 1978 Erwin Müller (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10074
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 98,54 km/h 18 Jan 1977 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10046
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 114,86 km/h 20 Jul 1974 Edward Makula (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5493
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 1 032,20 km 04 Jun 1970 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5417
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 93,62 km/h 31 Dec 1965 Anne Burns (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 10180
Gliding D2 Straight distance 619,995 km 27 Jun 1964 Zinaida Solovey (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10148
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 543.5 km 29 Jul 1962 Stanislaw Ratusinski (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10068
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 107,83 km/h 06 Aug 1959 Richard E. Schreder (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4605
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 500,020 km 04 Sep 1955 Lyle A. Maxey (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9993
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 57.833 km/h 17 Jun 1952 Wanda Szemplinska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10170
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 50 km/h 10 Jun 1949 Irena Kempovna (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 12420
Gliding D2 Free out-and-return distance 342,370 km 25 Jul 1939 I.L. Kartachev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13620
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 349 km 04 Jul 1937 Hanna Reitsch (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13593
Gliding D15 Free Distance 950 km _unknown (-) minimum performance to be exceeded by first claim World 15810
Gliding D13.5 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 60,43 km/h 12 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 18659
Gliding D13 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 102,68 km 24 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - current record World 19448
Gliding D13.5 Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 104,2 km/h 26 Dec 2016 Mauro Brunazzo (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 18099
Gliding DO Free triangle distance 1 110,4 km 31 Dec 2013 Susanne Schödel (GER) ratified - current record World 17029
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 121,9 km/h 02 Apr 2011 Robert W. Spielman (USA) ratified - current record World 16212
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 149,2 km/h 12 Jul 2007 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 14732
Gliding DO Distance using up to 3 turn points 2 129,9 km 25 Nov 2005 Thomas Gostner (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12270
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 249,09 km/h 01 Dec 2003 Horacio Miranda (ARG) ratified - current record World 8195
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 141,6 km/h 26 Nov 2002 Gillian Spreckley (GBR) ratified - current record World 7572
Gliding DW Triangle Distance 535,92 km 21 Jun 2001 Axel Reich (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7016
Gliding D15 Triangle Distance 1 012,33 km 01 Dec 1999 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 6344
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km 116,27 km/h 11 Dec 1998 Pamela Hawkins (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 5861
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 1 261,65 km 18 Apr 1997 John F. Good (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4439
Gliding DO Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1025,10 km 04 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5023
Gliding DU Triangle Distance 214,08 km 22 Sep 1995 William G. Osoba (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5517
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 155,00 km/h 02 Jan 1993 Tilo Holighaus (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 402
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 1 132,234 km 22 Dec 1990 Walter Eisele (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10188
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 161,33 km/h 10 Jan 1988 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5015
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 649,634 km 24 May 1986 Tamara Sviridova (RUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10160
Gliding DO Out-and-return distance 1 646,68 km 25 Apr 1983 Thomas L. Knauff (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5005
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 125,87 km/h 12 Feb 1980 Karla Elizabeth Karel (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 10126
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 829.7 km 07 Apr 1979 Thomas L. Knauff (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10075
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 141.13 km/h 07 Jan 1978 Georg Eckle (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10043
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 125,44 km/h 16 Oct 1975 Edward Mouat-biggs (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10041
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 1 025,02 km 07 Oct 1972 Karl Heinrich Striedieck (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5420
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 620,66 km 28 Dec 1967 Yvonne Leemann (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4389
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 103.33 km/h 25 Dec 1963 Anne Burns (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 10133
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 14 102 m 25 Feb 1961 Paul F. Bikle (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5428
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 87,51 km/h 14 Aug 1958 Harland C. Ross (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5462
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 444,615 km 11 Jun 1955 René Fonteilles (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9995
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 511,51 km 19 Jul 1951 Alexader Pawlikiewicz (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 13617
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 368.844 km 16 Jul 1947 Paul B. Macready, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9998
Gliding D2 Duration 12 h 30 min 16 May 1939 E. Zelenkova (URS) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 11679
Gliding D1 Straight distance 504,2 km 29 Jul 1935 Rudolf Oeltzschner (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13719
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

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