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'''CYBATHLON 2016''' took place on October 8th in the SWISS Arena, Kloten, Switzerland (near Zurich). '''CYBATHLON 2020''' will take place on May 2-3.  The CYBATHLON is a unique championship in which people with physical disabilities compete against each other to complete everyday tasks using state-of-the-art technical assistance systems. Robert Riener, head of the professorship for sensory motor systems,[https://www.ethz.ch/de.html ETH Zurich], is credited with initiating the event in 2013.  
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[[File:Cybathlon Concepts & Goals.png|thumb|right|Cybathlon Concepts & Goals]]
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'''CYBATHLON 2016''' took place on October 8th in the SWISS Arena, Kloten, Switzerland (near Zurich).   The CYBATHLON is a unique championship in which people with physical disabilities compete against each other to complete everyday tasks using state-of-the-art technical assistance systems. Robert Riener, head of the professorship for sensory motor systems,[https://www.ethz.ch/de.html ETH Zurich], is credited with initiating the event in 2013.<ref>http://www.cybathlon.ethz.ch/about-cybathlon.html</ref>
  
In 2016 the competition had a total of 56 teams from 25 countries, the winners are:
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'''CYBATHLON 2020''' will take place on May 2-3.
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There were 66 teams competing in front of an audience of 4600 and with the assistance of 700 staff and volunteers.
  
 
* Brain-computer interface race: Numa Poujouly - Team Brain Tweakers (Switzerland)
 
* Brain-computer interface race: Numa Poujouly - Team Brain Tweakers (Switzerland)
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* Powered exoskeleton race: Andre Van Ruschen - Team ReWalk (Germany)
 
* Powered exoskeleton race: Andre Van Ruschen - Team ReWalk (Germany)
 
* Powered leg prosthesis race: Helgi Sveinsson - Team Rheo Knee (Iceland)
 
* Powered leg prosthesis race: Helgi Sveinsson - Team Rheo Knee (Iceland)
* Powered wheelchair race: Florian Hauser - Team HSR Enhanced (Switzerland)[8]
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* Powered wheelchair race: Florian Hauser - Team HSR Enhanced (Switzerland)<ref>http://www.cybathlon.ethz.ch/about-cybathlon/cybathlon-2016/results-2016.html</ref>
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
* [https://www.ethz.ch/de.html ethz.ch]
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* [https://https://www.ethz.ch/de.html Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich]
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* [https://www.wired.co.uk/article/cybathletes-will-be-better Wired Article January 2016]
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== References ==
 
[[Category:Events]]
 
[[Category:Events]]
[[Category:Prothesis]]
 
[[Category:Sports]]
 

Revision as of 11:21, 6 November 2018

Cybathlon Concepts & Goals

CYBATHLON 2016 took place on October 8th in the SWISS Arena, Kloten, Switzerland (near Zurich). The CYBATHLON is a unique championship in which people with physical disabilities compete against each other to complete everyday tasks using state-of-the-art technical assistance systems. Robert Riener, head of the professorship for sensory motor systems,ETH Zurich, is credited with initiating the event in 2013.[1]

CYBATHLON 2020 will take place on May 2-3.

There were 66 teams competing in front of an audience of 4600 and with the assistance of 700 staff and volunteers.

  • Brain-computer interface race: Numa Poujouly - Team Brain Tweakers (Switzerland)
  • Functional electrical stimulation bike race: Mark Muhn - Team Cleveland (US)
  • Powered arm prosthesis race: Robert (Bob) Radocy - Team Dipo Power (Netherlands)
  • Powered exoskeleton race: Andre Van Ruschen - Team ReWalk (Germany)
  • Powered leg prosthesis race: Helgi Sveinsson - Team Rheo Knee (Iceland)
  • Powered wheelchair race: Florian Hauser - Team HSR Enhanced (Switzerland)[2]

External links

References