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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km 255,03 km/h 05 Apr 2015 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - current record World 17435
Gliding D15 Free triangle distance 1 409,2 km 30 Nov 2009 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - current record World 15662
Gliding DO Triangle Distance 1 556,3 km 23 Nov 2006 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 14352
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km 177,56 km/h 17 Dec 2004 Jean-Marc Perrin (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 10364
Gliding DU Free Distance 156,1 km 24 May 2003 Tanja Pristavec (SLO) ratified - current record World 7791
Gliding DU Triangle Distance 413,8 km 27 Jul 2001 Boris Zorz (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved World 7073
Gliding DW Out-and-return distance 503,22 km 14 Jul 2000 Kerrie Ann Claffey (AUS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 6647
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 136,34 km/h 03 Jan 1999 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5891
Gliding DW Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 67.70 km/h 16 May 1998 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 5395
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 928,29 km 20 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3982
Gliding D2-M Gain of height 7 241 m 24 Oct 1996 Ralph Jones (GBR) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3691
Gliding D2-M Absolute altitude 8 782 m 10 Jun 1993 Ingrid Köhler (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 132
Gliding D2 Triangle Distance 760,40 km 05 Jan 1992 Katrin Keim (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 371
Gliding D2-M Straight distance 969,75 km 07 Jul 1989 Jerry W. Wenger (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 430
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 155.14 km/h 09 Jan 1987 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 368
Gliding D1-M Gain of height 9 935 m 25 Oct 1985 Malcolm D. Stevenson (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 405
Gliding DO Out-and-return distance 1 127.68 km 28 Sep 1981 Doris F. Grove (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5021
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 115.1 km/!h 16 Dec 1979 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10260
Gliding D1-M Out-and-return distance 707.448 km 23 Dec 1978 Willibald Collee (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10208
Gliding D1-M Gain of height 6 660 m 04 May 1977 Helmut Lehmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 10183
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 122,06 km/h 24 Aug 1974 Edward Makula (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5485
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 860,00 km 03 Aug 1970 Wallace A. Scott (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5421
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 127,56 km/h 28 Dec 1966 Patrick James Beatty (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1186
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 419.3 km 29 Jul 1963 Danuta Zachara (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10153
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 66.70 km/h 08 Jan 1961 Anne Burns (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 10120
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 50.032 km/h 10 Aug 1958 Lucyna Bajewska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 12427
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 94,72 km/h 15 May 1954 Jerzy Wojnar (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 4359
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 65,98 km/h 05 May 1951 René Fonteilles (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5460
Gliding D1 Gain of height 2 612 m 12 Mar 1947 Marcelle Choisnet (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12414
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 40 h 38 min 08 Sep 1938 Toni Kahlbacher (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4466
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 D15 Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 500 km 134,82 km/h 07 Jan 2017 Jean-Marc Perrin (SUI) ratified - current record World 18111
Gliding DU Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 002,1 km 25 Apr 2009 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - current record World 15270
Gliding DO Distance using up to 3 turn points 2 193,1 km 03 Dec 2005 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 12303
Gliding D15 Free out-and-return distance 1 545.2 km 11 Dec 2003 Diether Memmert (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 8255
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 500 km 136,82 km/h 20 Dec 2002 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7589
Gliding DW Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km 97,87 km/h 02 Jul 2001 Guenther Jacobs (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 7023
Gliding DW Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 110,14 km/h 17 Feb 2000 Pawel Frackowiak (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 6406
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 119,79 km/h 22 Dec 1998 Angelika Machinek (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 5897
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 179,30 km/h 17 Dec 1997 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5967
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 860,46 km 04 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3939
Gliding D1 Free out-and-return distance 739,33 km 30 Oct 1995 Michael Oakley (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 3028
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 1 400,19 km 07 Jan 1993 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 399
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 171,10 km/h 31 Dec 1990 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 424
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 163.03 km/h 20 Jan 1988 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 356
Gliding D1-M Straight distance to a declared goal 601,789 km 24 Nov 1986 Karl Abhau (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10201
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 162,02 km/h 25 Jul 1984 Erwin Sommer (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 5475
Gliding D2-M Straight distance 952.53 km 16 May 1980 Walter Binder (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10242
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 773.36 km 13 Nov 1979 Karl Abhau (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10191

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