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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort ascending ID
Gliding D15 Distance using up to 3 turn points 1 117,4 km 29 Apr 2012 Mathias Schunk (GER) ratified - current record European 16538
Gliding D13.5 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 697,8 km 21 Jul 2019 Hannu Nurmiranta (FIN) ratified - superseded since approved European 19011
Gliding D13.5 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 104,5 km/h 24 Jun 2020 Hannu Nurmiranta (FIN) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code European 19298
Gliding DW Triangle Distance 413,50 km 30 Jul 2015 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code European 17620
Gliding D13 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 60,43 km/h 12 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - current record European 19458
Gliding D13.5 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 781,7 km 14 Aug 2019 Christoph Matkowski (POL) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code European 19036
Gliding D13 Distance using up to 3 turn points 501,8 km 12 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - current record European 19435
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 117,61 km/h 13 Jun 2014 Pilar Muñoz Lopez (ESP) ratified - current record European 17231
Gliding D13.5 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 522,14 km 12 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code European 18648
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 143,57 km/h 30 Aug 2019 Laszlo Hegedus (HUN) ratified - superseded since approved European 19093
Gliding DO Triangle Distance 1 178,8 km 05 Aug 2021 Baptiste Innocent (FRA) ratified - current record European 19521
Gliding DW Straight Distance to a Goal 402,00 km 03 Jun 2013 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code European 16822
Gliding DW Free triangle distance 429,8 km 30 Jul 2015 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code European 17622
Gliding D1 Distance in a straight line 837 km 19 Apr 1977 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 6977
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 97.741 km/h 18 Aug 1974 Adele Orsi (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10171
Gliding D1 Straight distance 1 153,82 km 26 Jul 1970 Benjamin Wayne Greene (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5408
Gliding D2 Gain of height 11 680 m Stanislaw Jozefczak (POL) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 364
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 678,90 km Jan Wroblewski (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4411
Gliding D1 Gain of height 1 0483 m Sholto Hamilton Georgeson (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5397
Gliding D2 Straight distance 489.8 km Lucyna Bajewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10147
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 57 h 10 min Bertrand Dauvin (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4459
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 7 042 m Marcelle Choisnet-gohard (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4367
Gliding D2 Duration 12 h 53 min 6 sec Madeleine Renaud (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12419
Gliding D2 Free out-and-return distance 258.830 km Heinrich Huth (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13619
Gliding D1 Duration without landing returning to the start point 21 h 34 min William A. Cocke, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4458
Gliding D15 Triangle Distance 1 391,9 km 30 Nov 2009 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - current record World 15663
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 15 460 m 29 Aug 2006 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 14043
Gliding DO Free Distance 2 192,9 km 04 Dec 2004 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10316
Gliding DU Free distance using up to 3 turn points 799,5 km 22 May 2003 Bostjan Pristavec (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved World 7786
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 63,10 km/h 27 Jul 2001 Boris Zorz (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved World 7074
Gliding DW Free out-and-return distance 507,97 km 14 Jul 2000 Kerrie Ann Claffey (AUS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 6648
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 133,66 km/h 31 Dec 1998 David Graham Jansen (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 5881
Gliding DU Free Distance 508,10 km 21 Apr 1998 William G. Osoba (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5360
Gliding DO Triangle Distance 928,29 km 20 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5022
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 884,67 km 10 Aug 1996 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 3288
Gliding D2-M Gain of height 6 550 m 10 Jun 1993 Ingrid Köhler (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 133
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 121,02 km/h 05 Jan 1992 Katrin Keim (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 372
Gliding D2-M Straight distance to a declared goal 777,81 km 07 Jul 1989 Jerry W. Wenger (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 431
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 158,82 km/h 09 Jan 1987 Fritz Rueb (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10225
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 158,41 km/h 08 Jan 1985 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 329
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 1 000.88 km 28 Sep 1981 Thomas L. Knauff (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10077
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 118,8 km/h 15 Dec 1979 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10256
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 757,048 km 18 Dec 1978 Fritz Rueb (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10190
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 73,82 km/h 19 Apr 1976 Friedrich Kensche (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10257
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 1 260,44 km 15 May 1973 William C. Holbrook (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5423
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 785,80 km Robert R. Clifford (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4415
Gliding D1 Straight distance 1 041,52 km Alvin Horne Parker (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5411
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 128,38 km/h George B. Moffat, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5434
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 562,60 km Pelagia Majewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4607
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 341,9 km Barbara Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10086

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