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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 115,954 km 03 Jan 1990 Walter Eisele (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 10189
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 143,46 km/h 10 Jan 1987 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 365
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 139,07 km/h 04 Jan 1986 Erwin Müller (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5499
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 146,70 km/h 13 Dec 1981 Erwin Müller (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5495
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 129,54 km/h 21 Dec 1979 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5500
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 114,262 km 30 Dec 1978 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 9988
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 574,34 km 20 May 1977 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10157
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 770,99 km 05 Jan 1975 Michael Carlton (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 9984
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 86,98 km/h 01 Jan 1972 Hugh G. Keartland (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5491
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 864,86 km 03 Jun 1967 Isabella Gorokhova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 3294
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 737,03 km 07 Aug 1963 Benjamin Wayne Greene (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4419
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 79.01 km/h 11 Jan 1961 Anne Burns (GBR) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4403
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 81,35 km/h 12 Aug 1958 Harland C. Ross (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5457
Gliding D1 Gain of height 8 533 m 14 Apr 1955 Betsy Woodward (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4400
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 77.14 km/h 24 Jun 1951 A. I. Mednikov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4357
Gliding D2 Gain of height 2 083 m 25 Mar 1947 Marcelle Choisnet (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4336
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 50 h 26 min 09 Dec 1938 August Boedecker (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4467
Gliding D1 Straight distance 254,759 km 25 Jun 1934 Richard C. Dupont (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 13597
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 132,73 km/h 03 Jan 1993 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 19193
Gliding DU Out-and-return distance 622,44 km 18 May 2009 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - current record World 15452
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km 199,79 km/h 03 Dec 2005 Stefano Ghiorzo (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12272
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 DO Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 081,2 km 05 Jan 2003 Pamela Kurstjens-Hawkins (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 7597
Gliding DU Free out-and-return distance 627,2 km 21 Jul 2001 Bostjan Pristavec (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved World 7045
Gliding DW Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 87,75 km/h 16 May 2000 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 6564
Gliding DO Free out-and-return distance 1 042,55 km 25 Dec 1998 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5888
Gliding D15 Free out-and-return distance 767,45 km 13 Jan 1998 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5276
Gliding D2-M Free distance using up to 3 turn points 796,21 km 05 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3963
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 809,49 km 15 Dec 1995 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 3063
Gliding D1-M Straight distance to a declared goal 1 039,87 km 25 Jan 1993 Karl A. Rabeder (AUT) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 409
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 84,94 km/h 31 May 1991 Margit Pantenburg-Becker (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 417
Gliding D1-M Straight distance 788,34 km 10 Jul 1988 Donald J. Hurd (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10187
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 129,987 km 27 Dec 1986 Erwin Müller (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10253
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 100,55 km/h 05 Aug 1984 Joann B. Shaw (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 342
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 133,24 km/h 09 Dec 1980 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 330
Gliding D1-M Out-and-return distance 893,51 km 26 Nov 1979 Karl Abhau (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10204
Gliding D1-M Out-and-return distance 693,448 km 23 Jul 1978 Günter Cichon (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10207
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 67.62 km/h 06 Jun 1976 Werner Hoffmann (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10262
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 1 231,80 km 16 Apr 1974 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5416
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 104,47 km/h 10 Jan 1970 Brian C Stevens (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5483
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 730,62 km 06 Jan 1965 Sholto Hamilton Georgeson (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4413
Gliding D1 Straight distance 875,99 km 02 Jun 1963 Rudolf Lindner (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5414
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 714,02 km 18 Jun 1960 Mikhaïl Vieriestiennikov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4418
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 64,18 km/h 07 Jun 1956 Zvonimir Rain (YUG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5480
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 290,198 km 12 May 1953 Marcelle Choisnet-gohard (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10104
Gliding D2 Gain of height 4 963 m 22 Nov 1950 Irena Kempovna (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4344
Gliding D1 Duration without landing returning to the start point 38 h 21 min 24 sec 18 Jun 1942 Eric Nessler (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4457
Gliding D2 Straight distance 552,100 km 15 May 1938 Viktor Iltchenko (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13613
Gliding D1 Speed over a closed circuit without landing upper than one km 54,55 km/h 05 May 1927 Ferdinand Schulz (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4436
Gliding D13.5 Free triangle distance 506,7 km 12 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 18645

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