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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Rising Roper too good

Monday, 11 February 2019

The men’s long jump competition at the ACT Championships on Saturday witnessed the progression of rising VIS star Darcy Roper, jumping 8.20m with a 2.1m/s wind to topple training partner Henry Smith.

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Rayner on track for World Cross Country Champs

Monday, 04 February 2019

VIS marathon duo Jack Rayner and Sinead Diver both finished third at the 2019 Kagawa Marugame International Half Marathon in Japan on the weekend.

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Mathews wins on return

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

VIS’ Luke Mathews lit up social media on Friday night taking out the men’s 1500m in his first competitive race back since May at the Hunter Track Classic in Glendale.

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Jemima Montag reflection

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

I was training at the AIS during January as part of the Project X2 heat study with 12 other racewalkers (Australian plus some international friends).

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Keefer throws huge PB

Monday, 21 January 2019

VIS’ Claire Keefer travelled over to New Zeeland earlier this year to compete at the Nga Puna Wai, Christchurch Throwers’ camp. She threw a massive PB of 9.45m overcoming her previous best result of 8.44m in the women’s shot put.

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Hall and Gregson win Australia's richest mile

Monday, 17 September 2018

A contingent of Victorian Institute of Sport middle-distance athletes head to Darwin to contest the country’s richest road mile over the weekend.

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Stratton soars to second

Monday, 10 September 2018

Brooke Strattond lead the charge for the Victorian Institute of Sport by finishing second with a jump of 6.71m at the 2018 Continental Cup in Ostrava whilst competing for Asia-Pacific.

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Five VIS athletes to compete for Asia Pacific

Monday, 03 September 2018

Five Victorian Institute of Sport athletes have been selected to represent Asia Pacific at the IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava on 8-9 September.

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Lisa Weightman – The Running Mum

Monday, 27 August 2018

VIS athlete Lisa Weightman is a high achiever and an incredibly inspiring person. Setting her sights high has led her to reach goals she never imagined reaching. She has taught us that by dreaming big, you can surprise yourself with what you're capable of.

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Hills crowned Australian Cross Country Champion

Monday, 27 August 2018

VIS athlete, Madeline Hills, was a class above the rest at the Australian and Oceania Cross Country Championships, claiming the 10km course victory by almost 400 metres on the Sunshine Coast.

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Program Manager

Ben King

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VIS Gymnasium

Lakeside Stadium



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