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09.02.2017

Cybathlon 2020 announced

In today’s press conference with the executive board of ETH Zurich an official announcement was made: The Cybathlon will take place once again in Zurich in 2020 – organised by ETH Zurich Read more 

19.01.2017

Cybathlon among BBC's most striking photos of the year

The BBC, who covered Cybathlon 2016, included a photo of the Cybathlon as one of their most striking of 2016. Read more 

19.01.2017

Cybathlon stamps issued in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is issuing a set of stamps featuring the Cybathlon - more info as we get it! Read more 

02.12.2016

Inside Cybathlon 2016

Our video from the week of the Cybathlon is now online! Watch it here -   Read more 

09.10.2016

A unique competition takes off

The very first Cybathlon in the world took place today. The event was completely sold out: some 4,600 visitors packed into the SWISS Arena Kloten to support the 66 teams from various countries. The pilots pitted their skills in six disciplines and demonstrated most impressively how novel technologies can assist people with disabilities in their daily life. Read more 

28.09.2016

Breaking down the barriers in our minds

What role does technology play in equality for people with disabilities? Experts and scientists have been discussing this question in the run-up to the world’s first Cybathlon at ETH Zurich. Read more 

19.09.2016

Congratulations to our experts!

We would like to offer our heartfelt congratulations to our experts and pilot who took part in the Paralympics in Rio over the past two weeks. Read more 

05.09.2016

Meet the Pilots: Claudia Breidbach

Claudia Breidbach is pilot with Touch Bionics in the Powered Arm Prosthesis Race. When Claudia isn't preparing for the Cybathlon, she can be found competing with her skydiving team, KARMA. Read more 

05.09.2016

Meet the Tech Teams: DIPO Power

Monica Moreo is teamleader of DIPO Power, who will be competing in the Powered Arm Prosthesis Race. Read more 

29.07.2016

Cybathlon experts headed to Rio

If, like us, you’ve been watching the announcements of the teams for the Rio Paralympics closely, you might have spotted some familiar names and faces. Three of our experts who have been working with us to set up the Cybathlon and will be on hand during the event have been selected to represent their countries. Read more 

14.07.2016

Cybathlon Pep Rally - Japan

Tokyo played host to a pep rally for the three Japanese Cybathlon teams. Read more 

13.07.2016

Meet the Tech Teams: Touch Bionics

Rolanas Balcaitis is CPO at Touch Bionics and is he is head of tech support on the Cybathlon team.   Read more 

13.07.2016

Meet the Pilots: Bob Radocy

Bob Radocy lives in Berthoud, Colorado, but is competing with a team based in Delft, Netherlands.   Read more 

09.06.2016

Meet the Pilots: Bert Pot

Bert Pot is pilot for Touch Bionics in the Powered Arm Prosthesis Race. Read more 

03.06.2016

Win Cybathlon tickets!

LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE AND WIN TICKETS! We are giving away two tickets to the Cybathlon to a lucky winner. "Like" our page over the weekend to be in with a chance of winning. Read more 

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