About CYBATHLON

The CYBATHLON of ETH Zurich

The CYBATHLON of ETH Zurich 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. Beyond the competition, the CYBATHLON offers a platform to advance research in the field of assistive technology and to promote the dialogue with the public about the inclusion of people with disabilities in everyday life.

Robert Riener in conversation with CYBATHLON event visitors

The CYBATHLON Story

CYBATHLON was initiated in 2013 by ETH Professor Robert Riener. The first international competition took place in 2016. Since then, the CYBATHLON platform has been continuously developing.

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Competition director comments on the pilot's mastering of the arm prosthesis obstacles

Organisation

The CYBATHLON Organising Committee is supported by different boards such as experts in the various disciplines, the Strategic Board and international ambassadors.

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