The Pirat Gehriger Medal
This Diploma was created by the FAI in 2000 in memory of Pirat Gehriger, the
first President of the International Gliding Commission. Normally, only one
Diploma may be awarded annually for eminent services to international
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Past Recipients of the Pirat Gehriger Medal have been as follows:
2020 - Not awarded
2019 - Angel Casado, Spain
2018 - Rick Sheppe, USA
2017 - Not awarded
2016 - Roland Stuck: France
2015 - Antonio Martinez Moneo: Spain
2012 - Jaroslav Vach: Czech Republic
2011 - Andrea Tomasi: Italy
2010 - Tony Burton: Canada
2008 - Egidio Galli: Italy
2008 - Max Stevens: New Zealand
2006 - Loek Boermans: Netherlands
2006 - Keith Nicholson: UK
2006 - Brian Spreckley: UK
2006 - Martin Simons: AUS
2005 - François Van Haaff: NED
2004 - Gillian Bryce-Smith: UK
2003 - Peter Ryder and Tapio Savolainen
2001 - Cedric Vernon
2000 - Max Bachmann, Switzerland
2000 - Chris Wills, UK
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