Hi-res RoboGames/ROBOlympics Photos from Previous Events

Below are a sample of the many tens of thousands of photos we have from previous RoboGames events. These photos are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 License. Permission granted to publish and use, so long as the photographer's name is listed below each photo and/or photo credit is given in publications.

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Best of | Combat robots | Androids & soccer | People with robots | Art bots | Other robots

 
Best Of Photos

"Last Rites" delivers a lethal hit against "VD6" for a knockout in a heavyweight combat prelim round.

-Dave Schumaker (4288x2848)
 

Team USA hopes for a gold in soccer.

-Sam Coniglio (3008x2000)
 

Nick Donaldson of England ("the Michael Phelps of robots")
  accepts another medal.

-Sam Coniglio (1821x1764)
 

An audience member is entranced by robot dance moves.

-Dave Schumaker (2619x1816)
 

Justin Billings (USA)
  is congratulated by Eduardo Ristow (Brazil)
  on his semi-final win in the heavyweight combat round.

-Alan Musselman (4320x2868)
 

Nemo Gould's cat robot shows its teeth.

-Sam Coniglio (3008x2000)
 

A chess-playing robot tries for the win while an adoring fan watches.

-Dave Schumaker (4288x2848)
 

A robomagellan robot can self-navigate through an outdoor course to find a hidden orange cone.

-Daniel Craig (1600x1071)
 
 
Combat

Under the hood of a custom combat robot.

-Scott Beale (3769x2466)
 

Ace pilots have no fear of other robots!

-Sam Coniglio (1878x1286)
 

Brazilian Daniel Freitas learns he's won the gold.

-Sam Coniglio (2367x1918)
 

"Angry Asp" heats things up for "VD5" early in a middle-weight match.

-Dave Schumaker (4288x2848)
 

The audience is thrilled, shocked, and awed as heavyweight "Sewer Snake" knocks "Counter Revolution" out of the ring.

-Dave Schumaker (3063x2001)
 

Quick work between fights.

-Sam Coniglio (1500x1000)
 
 
Androids & Soccer

Boxing robots smash each other.

-Sam Coniglio (3008x2000)
 

HotShot the robot talks to a fan.

-Sam Coniglio (3008x2000)
 

The Korean soccer team from Robotis mugs for the camera.

-Alan Musselman (2925x2866)
 

A Korean robot builder admires his creation.

-Sam Coniglio (1066x1017)
 
 
People

Father/son team Rob and Chris Farrell took gold and silver medals, while India took bronze.

-Sam Coniglio (1149x866)
 

Luis Renya shows off his gold medal winning robot to Mexican president Felipe Calderon after the Games. Now that's respect!

-Luis Reyna (1200x801)
 

Rodi Hartono, gold medal winner, shows off his robot to President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

(1826x1786)
 

Contestants as young as 7 compete and win at RoboGames.

-Alan Musselman (2717x2858)
 

An incredible number of humans and robots from around the world attend RoboGames.

-Sam Coniglio (2722x920)
 

A lighter moment during the halftime event.

-Ariel Zambelich (1200x1197)
 

An artist with his creation.

-Mark Warmus (1647x2024)
 

Jamie Hyneman of MythBusters confers before a robot event.

-Sam Coniglio (1855x2376)
 

Zou Ren Ti of China sits with his replicant.

-Sam Coniglio (3008x2000)
 

A closeup of contestants.

-Sam Coniglio (2692x1876)
 

It's standing room only for the combat matches.

-Dave Schumaker (4288x2848)
 

Husband/Wife team Matt & Wendy Maxham show off their bots.

-Sam Coniglio (2352x1715)
 
 
Art Bots

Artbot "Farad" shows some style.

-Scott Beale (2336x3504)
 

Gold medal winner "iLush," a bartending robot, can mix you up a wide variety of tasty cocktails.

-Alan Musselman (3089x2868)
 

"The Flu Virus" won a gold medal for its walking ability.

-Alan Musselman (1505x1621)
 
 
Other Robots

Kids show interest in the sumo robots.

-Ariel Zambelich (2705x1831)
 

Two sumo robots are at a stand-still in a mini-sumo qualifying round.

-Dave Schumaker (3317x2346)
 
Multi-medal winner Tony Pratkanis watches his fire fighting robot.
-Ariel Zambelich (2355x1917)
 

Gold medal winning fire-fighting robot "DU-114" rests after winning the gold medal.

-Alan Musselman (2012x1382)
 

Team Brazil's hockey bots wait for the start of the match.

-Dave Schumaker (3021x1921)
 

Everyone's favorite robot enjoys the games, while kids chase him for an autograph.

-Alan Musselman (1834x1377)
 

"ERP" shows off before taking home a gold and silver medal.

-Alan Musselman (1087x1136)
 

Monty Reed jumps around without using his legs.

-Sam Coniglio (1189x1669)
 

Alex Sulkhoski is aided in weight lifiting with his Tetsujin suit.

-Quinne Norton (2570x1821)