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Panasonic’s Evolta Mini Robot Finishes Hawaii Ironman Course

Panasonic's Evolta Robots finished the Ironman World Championship course on Sunday, Oct. 30 after nearly a week of work.

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Panasonic’s Evolta Robots finished the Ironman World Championship course on Sunday, Oct. 30 after nearly a week of work.

Photo: Baron Sekiya, Hawaii247.com and Panasonic

The Evolta World Challenge IV began at 12:00pm on Oct.23, 2011 in Hawaii, USA at the Ironman World Championship course. Three Evolta Robots powered by three Evolta AA rechargeable batteries took on the 230km triathlon with a goal of finishing within 168 hours.

Results of the Challenge:

* Evolta Swim Robot finished the 3.8km swim in 5hours and 36 minutes at 5:36pm on October 23.
* Evolta Bike Robot finished biking 180.2km in 97 hours and 42 minutes at 7:19pm on October 27.
* Evolta Run Robot finished the 42.2km run in 63 hours and 38 minutes at 10:56am on October 30.
* The official result of the 230km triathlon challenge was 166 hours and 56 minutes.

Read more: News.Panasonic.net