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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Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 73,82 km/h 19 Apr 1976 Friedrich Kensche (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10257
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 1 260,44 km 15 May 1973 William C. Holbrook (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5423
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 785,80 km 01 Jan 1969 Robert R. Clifford (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4415
Gliding D1 Straight distance 1 041,52 km 31 Jul 1964 Alvin Horne Parker (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5411
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 128,38 km/h 16 Aug 1962 George B. Moffat, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5434
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 562,60 km 30 Aug 1959 Pelagia Majewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4607
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 341,9 km 23 May 1956 Barbara Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10086
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 80,34 km/h 13 Aug 1952 Ernst-Günter Haase (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 5461
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 10 973 m 27 Jan 1950 Harland C. Ross (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10057
Gliding D2 Free out-and-return distance 495.020 km 19 Jun 1940 I.L. Kartachev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13622
Gliding D1-M Duration 05 h 24 min 19 sec 23 Feb 1938 Michal Offierski (POL) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4421
Gliding D1 Duration 10 h 19 min 43 sec 26 Jul 1925 Albert Massaux (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4453
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 World 18647
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 198,11 km/h 01 Jan 2017 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - current record World 18108
Gliding DW Free Distance 405,1 km 03 Jun 2013 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 16823
Gliding D15 Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 157,9 km/h 07 Jan 2009 Jenny Wilkinson (NZL) ratified - current record World 15236
Gliding DO Free out-and-return distance 1 220,6 km 28 Nov 2005 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - current record World 12268
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 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 159,06 km/h 14 Dec 2002 Pamela Kurstjens-Hawkins (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 7585
Gliding DW Out-and-return distance 591,8 km 24 Jun 2001 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 7022
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 132,5 km/h 17 Feb 2000 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - current record World 6408
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 110,33 km/h 19 Dec 1998 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5876
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 173.94 km/h 07 Nov 1997 Theo Roger Newfield (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5057
Gliding D1-M Free out-and-return distance 860,46 km 04 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3940
Gliding D2-M Free out-and-return distance 841,17 km 20 Oct 1995 Theo Roger Newfield (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 3018
Gliding DO Triangle Distance 1 400,19 km 07 Jan 1993 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 5012
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 171,10 km/h 31 Dec 1990 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5018
Gliding D2-M Out-and-return distance 792.26 km 19 Dec 1987 Otto Wegscheider (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10246
Gliding D2-M Absolute altitude 8 040 m 28 Apr 1986 Helmut Koehler (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 426
Gliding D2 Straight distance 993.76 km 31 Oct 1982 Sholto Hamilton Georgeson (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5398
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 970.95 km 07 Jan 1980 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10076
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 779,68 km 24 Jan 1979 Karla Elizabeth Karel (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 10096
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 84.11 km/h 26 Dec 1977 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10232
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 73,627 km/h 02 Jun 1975 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10136
Gliding D1 Straight distance 1 460,80 km 25 Apr 1972 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 8
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 136,66 km/h 30 Jul 1967 Hannes M. Linke (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5429
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 699,04 km 08 Jan 1964 M. Jackson (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4412
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 7 748 m 16 Mar 1961 Vera Hudcova (TCH) ratified - superseded since approved World 10137
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 488.4 km 12 May 1959 Zbigniew Kirakowski (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10066
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 56,879 km/h 14 Jul 1955 Jerzy Wojnar (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10032
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 53 h 04 min 04 Feb 1952 Albert Carraz (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4461
Gliding D1 Gain of height 6 730 m 04 Jun 1948 Jacqueline Mathe (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10081
Gliding D1 Straight distance 749,203 km 06 Jul 1939 Olga V. Klepikova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13606
Gliding D1 Straight distance 539,623 km 05 May 1937 Viktor Rastorguev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4507
Gliding D13.5 Out-and-return distance 653,25 km 09 Jul 2020 Philippe N. Rose (USA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 19301
Gliding D15 Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 224,11 km/h 29 Dec 2013 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 17009
Gliding DO Free triangle distance 1 608,2 km 08 Dec 2010 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 16138
Gliding DO Free triangle distance 1 582,8 km 09 Jan 2007 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 14403
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 173,01 km/h 20 Nov 2005 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - current record World 12197
Gliding DO Free Distance 1 687 km 21 Nov 2003 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 8152

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