Mon, September 19, 2011
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Japan robot to attempt Hawaii triathlon

2011-09-19 06:10:40 GMT2011-09-19 14:10:40(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Panasonic's "Evolta" run robot, powered by the company's Evolta rechargable batteries, is demonstrated during a news conference in Tokyo September 15, 2011. (REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao)

Panasonic's "Evolta" bike robot, powered by the company's Evolta rechargable batteries, is demonstrated during a news conference in Tokyo September 15, 2011. (REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao)

Panasonic's "Evolta" swim robot, powered by the company's Evolta rechargable batteries, is demonstrated at a pool during a news conference in Tokyo September 15, 2011. (REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao)

Panasonic's "Evolta" run robot, powered by the company's Evolta rechargable batteries, is demonstrated during a news conference in Tokyo September 15, 2011. (REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao)

Panasonic's "Evolta" swim robot, powered by the company's Evolta rechargable batteries, is demonstrated at a pool during a news conference in Tokyo September 15, 2011. (REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao)

Panasonic's "Evolta" swim robot, powered by the company's Evolta rechargable batteries, is demonstrated at a pool after a news conference in Tokyo September 15, 2011. (REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao)

The company said three types of Evolta robots, developed to swim, bike and run, will challenge to complete an Ironman triathlon course in Hawaii, a total of about 230 km, within one week or 168 hours from October 24, 2011, powered by three AA-size rechargeable Evolta batteries, the company said.

(Agencies)

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