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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort ascending ID
Gliding D2-M Straight distance 1 078,07 km 06 May 1993 Hans-Werner Grosse (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 51
Gliding D2-M Triangle Distance 1 256,20 km 14 Dec 1991 Walter Binder (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 422
Gliding D1-M Out-and-return distance 531,11 km 01 Jul 1989 Ingrid Köhler (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 412
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 137,32 km/h 27 Dec 1986 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 366
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 145 km/h 08 Dec 1984 Karl Abhau (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10222
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 158,67 km/h 24 Dec 1980 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 1184
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 109 km/h 06 Dec 1979 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10261
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 783.03 km 04 Dec 1978 Erwin Müller (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10074
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 98,54 km/h 18 Jan 1977 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10046
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 114,86 km/h 20 Jul 1974 Edward Makula (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5493
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 1 025,02 km 07 Oct 1972 Karl Heinrich Striedieck (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5420
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 620,66 km 28 Dec 1967 Yvonne Leemann (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4389
Gliding D2 Straight distance 619.995 km 27 Jun 1964 Zinaida Solovey (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10148
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 543.5 km 29 Jul 1962 Stanislaw Ratusinski (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10068
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 107,83 km/h 06 Aug 1959 Richard E. Schreder (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4605
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 500,020 km 04 Sep 1955 Lyle A. Maxey (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9993
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 57.833 km/h 17 Jun 1952 Wanda Szemplinska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10170
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 50 km/h 10 Jun 1949 Irena Kempovna (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 12420
Gliding D2 Free out-and-return distance 342.370 km 25 Jul 1939 I.L. Kartachev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13620
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 349 km 04 Jul 1937 Hanna Reitsch (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13593
Gliding D15 Straight Distance to a Goal 1289 km _unknown (-) minimum performance to be exceeded by first claim World 15804
Gliding D13.5 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 102,68 km/h 24 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 18656
Gliding D15 Free out-and-return distance 1 731,4 km 02 Feb 2020 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - current record World 19230
Gliding D13 Free out-and-return distance 654,1 km 17 May 2020 Rudolf Schlesinger (AUT) ratified - current record World 19440
Gliding D13.5 Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 104,2 km/h 26 Dec 2016 Mauro Brunazzo (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 18099
Gliding DO Free triangle distance 1 110,4 km 31 Dec 2013 Susanne Schödel (GER) ratified - current record World 17029
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 121,9 km/h 02 Apr 2011 Robert W. Spielman (USA) ratified - current record World 16212
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 149,2 km/h 12 Jul 2007 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 14732
Gliding DO Distance using up to 3 turn points 2 129,9 km 25 Nov 2005 Thomas Gostner (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12270
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 249,09 km/h 01 Dec 2003 Horacio Miranda (ARG) ratified - current record World 8195
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 141,6 km/h 26 Nov 2002 Gillian Spreckley (GBR) ratified - current record World 7572
Gliding DW Triangle Distance 535,92 km 21 Jun 2001 Axel Reich (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7016
Gliding D15 Triangle Distance 1 012,33 km 01 Dec 1999 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 6344
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km 116,27 km/h 11 Dec 1998 Pamela Hawkins (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 5861
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 1 261,65 km 18 Apr 1997 John F. Good (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4439
Gliding DO Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1025,10 km 04 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5023
Gliding DU Triangle Distance 214,08 km 22 Sep 1995 William G. Osoba (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5517
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 155,00 km/h 02 Jan 1993 Tilo Holighaus (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 402
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 1 132,234 km 22 Dec 1990 Walter Eisele (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10188
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 161,33 km/h 10 Jan 1988 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5015
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 649,634 km 24 May 1986 Tamara Sviridova (RUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10160
Gliding DO Out-and-return distance 1 646,68 km 25 Apr 1983 Thomas L. Knauff (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5005
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 125,87 km/h 12 Feb 1980 Karla Elizabeth Karel (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 10126
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 829.7 km 07 Apr 1979 Thomas L. Knauff (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10075
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 141.13 km/h 07 Jan 1978 Georg Eckle (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10043
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 125,44 km/h 16 Oct 1975 Edward Mouat-biggs (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10041
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 113.24 km/h 29 Feb 1972 Susan Martin (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10115
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 864,86 km 03 Jun 1967 Isabella Gorokhova (URS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 380
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 103.33 km/h 25 Dec 1963 Anne Burns (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 10133
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 14 102 m 25 Feb 1961 Paul F. Bikle (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5428

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