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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 042.114 km 06 Feb 1976 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 9986
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 1 056,64 km 09 Oct 1972 James Smiley (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5419
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 767,02 km 03 Mar 1968 Karl Heinrich Striedieck (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4414
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 630 km 07 Jul 1964 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10109
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 540.4 km 08 Aug 1962 Pelagia Majewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10149
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 96,84 km/h 07 Aug 1959 Richard E. Schreder (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1192
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 77,495 km/h 04 May 1956 Guy Rousselet (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10031
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 64,285 km/h 30 Jul 1952 Anna Samossadova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10169
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 44,86 km/h 12 Aug 1949 William G. Briegleb (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5459
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 223,63 km 31 Jul 1939 Lioudmila Velikosseltzeva (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4329
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 13 h 59 min 26 Nov 1937 Ernst Jachtmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4462
Gliding D1 Straight distance 8,100 m 26 Aug 1923 Juste François Joseph Thoret (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 13607
Gliding D13.5 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 110,20 km/h 20 Nov 2016 Stefano Ghiorzo (ITA) ratified - current record World 18082
Gliding DO Free Distance 2 256,9 km 12 Jan 2010 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - current record World 15702
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km 203,1 km/h 21 Dec 2006 Jean-Marie Clement (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 14387
Gliding DU Distance using up to 3 turn points 891,06 km 24 Apr 2005 Malcolm David Stevenson, Jr (USA) ratified - current record World 11488
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 500 km 156.62 km/h 14 Nov 2003 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 8078
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 511 km 24 Dec 2001 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7186
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 118,2 km/h 22 Aug 2000 Bostjan Pristavec (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved World 6692
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 247,49 km/h 03 Mar 1999 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5951
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 158,43 km/h 18 Oct 1998 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5767
Gliding D2 Free out-and-return distance 757,18 km 18 Feb 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4080
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 147,01 km/h 21 Dec 1996 Lydia Casper (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3925
Gliding D1 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 2 049,44 km 05 Nov 1994 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 1981
Gliding DO Straight Distance to a Goal 1 383 km 17 Apr 1992 Gérard Herbaud (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5014
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 1 092.25 km/h 14 Jan 1990 Wielfried Grosskinsky (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 10052
Gliding D1-M Straight distance to a declared goal 655,07 km 08 May 1987 Franz Ott (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 10202
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 152,54 km/h 10 Jan 1986 Erwin Müller (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5488
Gliding D2-M Gain of height 5 044 m 26 Sep 1982 Max-Ludwig Niebler (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10238
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km 109.94 km/h 31 Dec 1979 Fritz Rueb (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10235
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 229.256 km 04 Jan 1979 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 9990
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 147,19 km/h 21 Nov 1977 Edward Mouat-biggs (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5473
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 10 809 m 05 Mar 1975 Mary L. Nutt (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 378
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 153,43 km/h 03 Mar 1972 Walter Neubert (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 1190
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 138,30 km/h 04 Jun 1967 Alfred Röhm (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 1185
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 107,12 km/h 25 Dec 1963 Evert Dommisse (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10036
Gliding DO Gain of height 12 894 m 25 Feb 1961 Paul F. Bikle (USA) ratified - current record World 5010
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 85.420 km/h 09 Sep 1958 Cvetka Klancnik-belin (YUG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10167
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 488,4 km 18 Jun 1955 Jerzy Wojnar (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 9994
Gliding D1 Straight distance 861.27 km 05 Aug 1951 Richard H. Johnson (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5415
Gliding D2 Gain of height 2 883 m 21 Jan 1948 Jacqueline Mathe (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4341
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 395.730 km 01 Jun 1939 I.L. Kartachev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13615
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 2 276 m 03 May 1937 Werner Spilger (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13608
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 19 449 m 28 Aug 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 18698
Gliding DU Triangle Distance 507,28 km 28 Jun 2009 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 15500
Gliding D15 Free out-and-return distance 1 559.6 km 06 Jan 2006 Jean-Marc Perrin (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 12459
Gliding DO Triangle Distance 1 502.55 km 13 Dec 2003 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8248
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km 133,89 km/h 07 Jan 2003 Pamela Kurstjens-Hawkins (AUS) ratified - current record World 7599
Gliding DW Straight Distance to a Goal 602,26 km 22 Jul 2001 William B. Snead (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 7055
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 30,97 km/h 12 Jun 2000 Tamara Sviridova (RUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 6589

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