Victorian Institute of Sport


The VIS Athletics Program provides the highest level of support to Victoria’s elite Track & Field athletes with the aim of improving performances at international benchmark events.

The VIS program operates in partnership with Athletics Australia (AA) and Athletics Victoria (AV) to support Victorian based athletes to become world’s best and to compete on the international stage at events including the Olympics, Paralympics and Commonwealth Games, IAAF and IPC World Championships.

The VIS Athletics Program Manager works closely with the coaches and athletes to provide access to training facilities and support services with an aim to provide a world class daily training environment for the athletes in their pursuit of international success.



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Gregson headed for World Champs

Monday, 08 May 2017

Ryan Gregson has secured his ticket to the World Championships in August after posting a qualifying time at the IAAF Diamond League in Doha.

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Weightman sets PB in London marathon

Sunday, 23 April 2017

VIS athlete Lisa Weightman ran a personal best of 2:25:15 for fifth place at the 2017 London Marathon.

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VIS athletes star at National Champs

Sunday, 02 April 2017

The National Australian Athletics Championships took over Sydney’s Olympic Park on the weekend with VIS athletes scoring medals and World Championship team selections.

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Mitchell clocks fastest time on home soil

Monday, 13 March 2017

Canberra was host to the Athletics Australia SUMMERofATHS Grand Prix for a two-day program, featuring Australia’s best.

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Lamble & Cowley confirmed for World Champs

Friday, 24 February 2017

Regan Lamble and Rhydian Cowley first to be named in the Australian team for the IAAF World Championships in August.

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Gregson the Great

Sunday, 19 February 2017

In Birmingham at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix Ryan Gregson demolished his own Australian Indoor 1500m record,

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Thumbs up for Nitro Athletics

Monday, 13 February 2017

The VIS was well represented as our athletes embraced the revolutionary aths concept- we had more scholarship holders involved at Lakeside Stadium than any other Australian institute.

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VIS stars shine at Nitro Athletics

Sunday, 05 February 2017

Nitro is a game-changer for athletics, a team-based competition hosting six international teams across three nights at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourn

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World Champs in sight for Robinson & Mitchell

Sunday, 29 January 2017

In form distance runner Brett Robinson has secured a berth on the Australian team for the World Cross Country Championships to be held in Uganda in May.

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Eight named in Aussie team for Nitro Athletics

Sunday, 15 January 2017

Eight VIS athletes have been named in the Australian team to take on Usain Bolt and his international band of super stars at the inaugural Nitro Athletics

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Program Manager


Training Venues

VIS Gymnasium

Lakeside Stadium



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Athletics Australia

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