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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding D2 Triangle Distance 762,72 km 28 Dec 1977 Conrad Meynell Greaves (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 5501
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 751.3 km 26 Jul 1975 Edward Guy Minghelli (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10073
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 130,73 km/h 06 Aug 1972 Edward Makula (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5471
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 90,95 km/h 27 Dec 1967 A. A. Human (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10165
Gliding D2 Straight distance 575,643 km 14 Jun 1964 Olga Manafova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10143
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 644,91 km 04 Jan 1962 Sholto Hamilton Georgeson (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4410
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 517,80 km 06 Jul 1959 Henryk Zydorczak (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4606
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 50,33 km/h 16 Aug 1955 Henryk Zydorczak (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5479
Gliding D1 Duration 56 h 15 min 02 Apr 1952 Charles Atger (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4449
Gliding D1 Duration 35 h 3 min 19 Nov 1948 Marcelle Choisnet (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 11677
Gliding D2 Gain of height 1 634 m 10 Jul 1939 Lioudmila Velikosseltzeva (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4320
Gliding D1-M Gain of height 2 970 m 14 May 1937 Friedrich Aufermann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4422
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 15 917 m 03 Sep 2017 Team/Crew ratified - superseded since approved World 18248
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 18 503 m 26 Aug 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 18679
Gliding D13 Distance using up to 3 turn points 501,8 km 12 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - current record World 19434
Gliding DW Triangle Distance 413,50 km 30 Jul 2015 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 17619
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 051,4 km 26 Dec 2010 Susanne Schödel (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 16142
Gliding DW Distance using up to 3 turn points 597,1 km 15 Mar 2007 Murray Gordon Wardell (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 14508
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 227,8 km/h 22 Nov 2005 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - current record World 12204
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 2 000 km 141,07 km/h 23 Nov 2003 Jean-Marie Clement (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8142
Gliding DU Triangle Distance 501,69 km 05 Aug 2002 William G. Osoba (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 7464
Gliding DU Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 82,10 km/h 05 Jun 2001 Andrej Kolar (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved World 6993
Gliding DW Free distance using up to 3 turn points 429 km 29 Jul 1999 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 6218
Gliding DW Out-and-return distance 580,30 km 16 May 1998 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 5393
Gliding D2 Free out-and-return distance 705,04 km 15 Feb 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 4019
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 D1-M Triangle Distance 1 277,43 km 21 Dec 1992 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 19288
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 DO Distance using up to 3 turn points 2 511,1 km 13 Dec 2009 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 15679

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