Pelagia Majewska Medal

pelagiapelagiaThis Medal was created by the FAI in 1989, following a proposal by the Aero Club of Poland, in memory of Madame Pelagia Majewska, eminent Polish glider pilot awarded the Lilienthal Medal for 1960, and holder of 17 world gliding records, who lost her life in an air accident in 1988. The Medal is offered to the FAI by the Aero Club of Poland. It may be awarded annually, on recommendation by the FAI Gliding Commission, to a female glider pilot to reward: a particularly remarkable performance in gliding during the past year, or eminent services to gliding over a long period of time.

 

Year

Recipient

Country
2016

Margherita Acquaderni

Italy
2015

Ritz De Luy

Netherlands
2014

not awarded


2013

not awarded


2012

Maria Bolla

Hungary
2011

Gill Van Den Broeck

Belgium
2010

not awarded


2009

Beryl Hartley

Australia
2008

Doris GROVES

USA
2007

Maksymiliana CZMIEL-PASZYC

Poland
2008

Ghislaine FACON

France
2002-2005

Not Awarded

2001

Carol CLIFFORD

South Africa
2000

Angelika MACHINEK

Germany
1998-1999

Not Awarded

 
1997

Hana ZEJDOVA

Czech Republic
1996

Bertha RYAN

USA
1995

Adele MAZZUCCHELLI ORSI

Italy
1994

Marie KYZIVATOVA

Czech Republic
1993

Not Awarded

 
1992

Georgette LITT-GABRIEL

Belgium
1991

Gisela WEINREICH

Germany
1990

Not Awarded

 
1989

Ann WELCH

United Kingdom