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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding D2 Straight distance 562,4 km 15 Jul 1963 Pelagia Majewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10144
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 73.40 km/h 15 Jul 1960 Anna P. Samossadova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4402
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 76,193 km/h 13 Jun 1958 Pelagia Majewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10168
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 56 h 11 min 30 Dec 1953 Claude Fronteau (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4460
Gliding D1 Gain of height 7 746 m 20 Jan 1951 Yvonne Gaudry (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4399
Gliding D1 Gain of height 5 723 m 25 Sep 1945 Juez Gomez (ESP) ratified - superseded since approved World 10181
Gliding D2 Straight distance 619,748 km 17 Jul 1938 I.L. Kartachev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 12428
Gliding D1 Straight distance 164,51 km 24 Aug 1930 Robert Kronfeld (AUT) ratified - superseded since approved World 4431
Gliding D13 Distance using up to 3 turn points 1 002,6 km 08 May 2016 Daniel Sazhin (USA) ratified - current record World 19465
Gliding D13.5 Triangle Distance 555,7 km 29 Dec 2016 Mauro Brunazzo (ITA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 18106
Gliding DO Triangle Distance 1 107 km 31 Dec 2013 Susanne Schödel (GER) ratified - current record World 17026
Gliding DW Free distance using up to 3 turn points 814,71 km 11 Jul 2011 William B. Snead (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 16271
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 151,5 km/h 19 Dec 2007 Laszlo Hegedus (HUN) ratified - superseded since approved World 14903
Gliding DO Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 851,6 km 25 Nov 2005 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - current record World 12234
Gliding DO Out-and-return distance 2 245,6 km 02 Dec 2003 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - current record World 8199
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 153,8 km/h 06 Dec 2002 Angelika Machinek (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7581
Gliding DW Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 82,00 km/h 21 Jun 2001 Axel Reich (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7014
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 153,83 km/h 03 Jan 2000 Pamela Kurstjens-Hawkins (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 6351
Gliding D15 Free out-and-return distance 813,56 km 16 Dec 1998 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5875
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 151,12 km/h 17 Jul 1997 Joann B. Shaw (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5044
Gliding D1 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 025,10 km 04 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3942
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 519.41 km 15 Oct 1995 Walter Weir (CAN) ratified - superseded since approved World 3006
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 164,18 km/h 04 Jan 1993 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 401
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 143,90 km/h 26 Dec 1990 Susan Patricia Beatty (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5025
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 D2 Straight distance 518,59 km 10 Aug 1959 Pelagia Majewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10146
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 77,495 km/h 04 May 1956 Guy Rousselet (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10031
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 64,285 km/h 30 Jul 1952 Anna P. Samossadova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10169
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 44,86 km/h 12 Aug 1949 William G. Briegleb (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5459
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 223,63 km 31 Jul 1939 Lioudmila Velikosseltzeva (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4329
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 13 h 59 min 26 Nov 1937 Ernst Jachtmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4462
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 545 m 07 Feb 1923 Descamps (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 13623
Gliding D13.5 Out-and-return distance 626,3 km 17 May 2020 Rudolf Schlesinger (AUT) ratified - superseded since approved World 19283
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

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