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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Region IDsort descending
Gliding DO Free out-and-return distance 2 247,6 km 02 Dec 2003 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - current record World 8198
Gliding DO Out-and-return distance 2 245,6 km 02 Dec 2003 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - current record World 8199
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 2 000 km 152,5 km/h 02 Dec 2003 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - current record World 8205
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km 172,2 km/h 06 Dec 2003 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 8207
Gliding DO Triangle Distance 1 502.55 km 13 Dec 2003 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8248
Gliding DO Free triangle distance 1 508.42 km 13 Dec 2003 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8249
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 1 500 km 119.11 km/h 13 Dec 2003 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8250
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 500 km 177,3 km/h 11 Dec 2003 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 8251
Gliding D15 Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 500 km 130,71 km/h 11 Dec 2003 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 8252
Gliding D15 Out-and-return distance 1 501,5 km 11 Dec 2003 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 8254
Gliding D15 Free out-and-return distance 1 545,2 km 11 Dec 2003 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 8255
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 223.09 km/h 05 Jan 2004 Theo Roger Newfield (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 8324
Gliding DU Straight Distance to a Goal 560,07 km 09 Jul 2004 Leonardo R. Benetti-longhini (USA) ratified - current record World 9635
Gliding DU Free Distance 627,60 km 09 Jul 2004 Leonardo R. Benetti-longhini (USA) ratified - current record World 9636
Gliding D1 Gain of height 9 665 m Karl Bauer (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 9978
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 12 832 m William S. Ivans, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9979
Gliding D1 Gain of height 9 174.5 m William S. Ivans, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9980
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 10 211 m John Robinson (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9981
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 8 050 m Per Axel Person (SWE) ratified - superseded since approved World 9982
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 306,856 m 04 Jan 1981 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 9983
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 770,99 km 05 Jan 1975 Michael Carlton (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 9984
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 823,22 km 01 May 1975 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 9985
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 042,114 km 06 Feb 1976 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 9986
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 063,53 km 18 Jan 1977 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 9987
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 114,262 km 30 Dec 1978 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 9988
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 161,816 km 03 Jan 1979 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 9989
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 229,256 km 04 Jan 1979 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 9990
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 012,2 km 06 Jun 1975 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 9991
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 518.066 km Vladislas Zejda (TCH) ratified - superseded since approved World 9992
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 500,020 km Lyle A. Maxey (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9993
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 488,4 km Jerzy Wojnar (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 9994
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 444,615 km René Fonteilles (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9995
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 418,98 km William H. Coverdale (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9996
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 390 km Sixteen Rudolf Laroy Mansson (SWE) ratified - superseded since approved World 9997
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 368.844 km Paul B. Macready, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9998
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 67,304 km/h Edward Makula (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10000
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 718,2 km 08 Aug 1972 Edward Makula (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10001
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 84,919 km/h Richard L. Johnson (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10026
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 97,066 km/h Joze Mrak (YUG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10027
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 50,281 km/h Paul Lepanse (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10030
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 77,495 km/h Guy Rousselet (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10031
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 56,879 km/h Jerzy Wojnar (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10032
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 88,54 km/h Paul F. Bikle (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10034
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 71,39 km/h Robert R. Clifford (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10035
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 107,12 km/h Evert Dommisse (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10036
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 121,485 km/h Elemer A. Katinszky (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10037
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 135,32 km/h M Jackson (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10038
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 140,33 km/h 31 Jan 1975 Malcolm John Jinks (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10039
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 122,775 km/h 05 Jan 1975 Georg Eckle (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10040
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

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