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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding D1-M Gain of height 8 923 m 27 May 1979 Günter Cichon (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 411
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 1 254,26 km 14 Jan 1978 Sholto Hamilton Georgeson (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 335
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 1 298,97 km 17 Mar 1976 Leonard Royal McMaster (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5425
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 108.94 km/H 18 Dec 1972 Angela Smith (-) ratified - superseded since approved World 10132
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 467,2 km Pelagia Majewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10154
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 104,22 km/h Viktor Iltchenko (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 5466
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 636.6 km Franciszek Kepka (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10062
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 107,04 km/h Richard E. Schreder (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4318
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 677,61 km René Fonteilles (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4417
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 53,665 km/h Anna P. Samossadova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 12424
Gliding D2 Gain of height 7 407 m Harland C. Ross (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10058
Gliding D2 Free out-and-return distance 416.070 km I.L. Kartachev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13621
Gliding D1-M Gain of height 4 595 m Michal Offierski (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4420
Gliding D1 Straight distance 8,100 m Juste François Joseph Thoret (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 13607
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 2 190,5 km 18 Dec 2019 Jean-Marc Perrin (SUI) ratified - current record World 19207
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 149,06 km/h 05 Dec 2015 Johan Luyckx (BEL) ratified - current record World 17757
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 138,1 km/h 31 Dec 2013 Anja Kohlrausch (GER) ratified - current record World 17025
Gliding DW Free triangle distance 419,5 km 07 Aug 2011 Valeria Paget (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 15816
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 121,5 km/h 28 Dec 2007 Anja Kohlrausch (GER) ratified - current record World 14905
Gliding DW Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 136,92 km/h 28 Nov 2005 Osvaldo M. Ferraro (ARG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 12269
Gliding DO Free out-and-return distance 2 247,6 km 02 Dec 2003 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - current record World 8198
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km 166,53 km/h 12 Dec 2002 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 7584
Gliding DW Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 108,53 km/h 21 Jun 2001 Guenther Jacobs (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 7013
Gliding D15 Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 205.52 km/h 12 Jan 2000 Martin J. Eiler (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 6367
Gliding D15 Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 136,59 km/h 18 Dec 1998 Angelika Machinek (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 5896
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 151,12 km/h 17 Jul 1997 Joann B. Shaw (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4820
Gliding D1-M Free out-and-return distance 860,46 km 04 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 3941
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 546.57 km 16 Oct 1995 Kai Gertsen (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 3012
Gliding D2 Straight distance 1 383,00 km 17 Apr 1992 Gérard Herbaud (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 359
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 67,82 km/h 27 May 1990 Isabel Mittag (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 353
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 150,82 km/h 17 Dec 1987 Beat Bünzli (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 328
Gliding D2-M Gain of height 5 700 m 28 Apr 1986 Helmut Koehler (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 427
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 993.76 km 31 Oct 1982 Sholto Hamilton Georgeson (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5399
Gliding D2-M Triangle Distance 756.00 km 31 Dec 1979 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 3295
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 95,42 km/h 24 Jan 1979 Karla Elizabeth Karel (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 10135
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 114,75 km/h 17 Dec 1977 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10220
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 823,22 km 01 May 1975 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 9985
Gliding DO Free Distance 1 460,80 km 25 Apr 1972 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5004
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 591,60 km Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4390
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 83,74 km/h Helmut Sorg (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5490
Gliding D2 Gain of height 6 933 m Vera Hudcova (TCH) ratified - superseded since approved World 10141
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 61,72 km/h Lucyna Bajewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4365
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 50,281 km/h Paul Lepanse (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10030
Gliding D1 Duration 28 h 41 min Marcelle Choisnet-gohard (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 12416
Gliding D1 Gain of height 4 880 m Elisabeth Boselli (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10080
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 415.143 km P.I. Savtsov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13590
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 2 276 m Werner Spilger (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13608
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 22 657 m 02 Sep 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - current record World 18704
Gliding DU Triangle Distance 738,6 km 03 Jul 2014 Morgan Sandercock (AUS) ratified - current record World 17243
Gliding D15 Triangle Distance 1 026,78 km 20 Dec 2013 Lisa Ellen Trotter (AUS) ratified - current record World 17001

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