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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 129,43 km/h 15 Dec 1996 Angelika Machinek (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3907
Gliding D1-M Straight distance to a declared goal 539.87 km 14 Jun 1993 Ingrid Köhler (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 136
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 673.50 km 07 Jan 1992 Katrin Keim (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 379
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 136,99 km/h 31 Dec 1989 Otto Wegscheider (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10267
Gliding D2 Triangle Distance 1 379,35 km 10 Jan 1987 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 369
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 176,99 km/h 14 Nov 1985 Beat Bünzli (SUI) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 407
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 158,30 km/h 10 Dec 1981 Erwin Müller (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5474
Gliding D2 Triangle Distance 1 002,00 km 21 Dec 1979 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5504
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 125,218 km/h 30 Dec 1978 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10048
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 1 634,70 km 09 May 1977 Karl Heinrich Striedieck (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5424
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 122,775 km/h 05 Jan 1975 Georg Eckle (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10040
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 916,30 km 07 Nov 1971 Karl Heinrich Striedieck (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5422
Gliding D2 Straight distance 921,954 km 03 Jun 1967 Yuri Kouznetsov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10050
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 82,79 km/h 03 Aug 1963 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10121
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 565,52 km 10 Jan 1961 Denis Burns (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 4409
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 518,59 km 10 Aug 1958 Pelagia Majewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4363
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 250.41 km 30 May 1954 Francine Abadie (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4381
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 226.290 km 23 Jun 1951 Marina Pylaeva (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10083
Gliding D2 Duration 16 h 3 min 43 sec 25 Mar 1947 Mrs Melk (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12418
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 6 838 m 21 Nov 1938 Erwin Ziller (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13589
Gliding D1 Straight distance 240 km 16 Jun 1934 Hans Fischer (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13596
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 166,00 km/h 06 Jan 2018 Pieter Nouwens (RSA) ratified - current record World 18371
Gliding D13.5 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 144,51 km/h 11 Jul 2020 Philippe N. Rose (USA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 19311
Gliding D13 Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 113,19 km/h 09 Jul 2020 Philippe N. Rose (USA) ratified - current record World 19459
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 163,10 km/h 28 Jun 2016 Sibylle Andresen (GER) ratified - current record World 17871
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 102,09 km/h 30 Jun 2014 Morgan Sandercock (AUS) ratified - current record World 17245
Gliding DU Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 91,95 km/h 18 May 2009 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - current record World 15453
Gliding D15 Distance using up to 3 turn points 2 193,1 km 03 Dec 2005 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - current record World 12273
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 DO Out-and-return distance 1 708,4 km 20 Dec 2002 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7587
Gliding DU Free distance using up to 3 turn points 682,4 km 21 Jul 2001 Bostjan Pristavec (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved World 7046
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 234,95 km/h 07 May 2000 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 6556
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 042,55 km 25 Dec 1998 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5889
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 767,45 km 13 Jan 1998 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5277
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 131.39 km/h 05 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5029
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 125.71 km/h 13 Nov 1995 Katrin Keim (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 3031
Gliding D1 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 353.28 km 12 Jan 1993 Raymond William Linskey (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 320
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 157,27 km/h 10 Jan 1991 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 418
Gliding D1-M Absolute altitude 10 245 m 12 Jun 1988 Ingrid Köhler (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 413
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 141,80 km/h 26 Dec 1986 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 367
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 847,27 km 05 Aug 1984 Joann B. Shaw (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 343
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 271,98 km 09 Dec 1980 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 331
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 860,29 km 16 Nov 1979 Karl Abhau (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10192
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 593 km 18 Jun 1978 Adele Orsi (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10158
Gliding D1-M Out-and-return distance 603,81 km 28 Apr 1976 Kurt Heimann (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10206
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 120.153 km/h 17 Aug 1973 Adele Orsi (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10114
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 974,04 km 22 Aug 1969 Wallace A. Scott (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4408
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 107,78 km/h 02 Sep 1964 Stanislaw Kluk (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5467
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 71,39 km/h 04 Jan 1963 Robert R. Clifford (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10035
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 607.942 km 18 Jun 1960 Viktor Iltchenko (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10060

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