The VIS cycling program comprises two structured sub-programs, Road Cycling and Track Cycling, and services an exciting group of world class athletes from junior through to Olympic and professional level.
As well as training and competition support, the program provides athletes with medical, sport science, physiotherapy, psychology, nutritional and ACE services.
Through participation in training camps and daily training sessions, athletes push themselves and each other to obtain world class performances. The development of each athlete is monitored by program staff through regular monitoring and testing
Monday, 07 May 2018
Four VIS para-cyclists competed and medalled in the first of three World Cups in the UCI’s schedule. Carol Cooke headlined the event winning gold in the Women’s T2 Time Trial at Ostend, Belgium last week.
Monday, 30 April 2018
Victorian Institute of Sport’s Carol Cooke, Alistair Donohoe, Hannah Macdougall and Stuart Tripp take a step closer to Tokyo 2020, being selected to the 2018 Para-cycling World Cup team to compete in Ostend Belgium 4-6 May.
Monday, 16 April 2018
Kell O’Brien and the men’s 4000m team pursuit won gold for Australia in spectacular fashion setting a new world record.
Monday, 09 April 2018
The men’s 4000m team pursuit won gold for Australia in a new World Record time, which included VIS scholarship holder Kell O’Brien.
Monday, 26 March 2018
The VIS cycling athletes had a very positive 2018 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championship campaign in Rio, which included a World Record to Emily Petricola.
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
The 2018 Bendigo International Madison was won by Victorian Institute of Sport young gun Kell O’Brien and partner Sam Welsford (WA), with former VIS Award of Excellence recipient Leigh Howard claiming silver.
Monday, 26 February 2018
The Victorian Institute of Sport will be represented by four cyclists at Gold Coast 2018 after Commonwealth Games Australia selected four debutants; Kelland O’Brien (Track Endurance), Jacob Schmid (Track Sprint), Jess Gallagher (Para-Tandem) and Madison Janssen (Para-Tandem).
Monday, 05 February 2018
Day 1 to 4 wrap of Track Nationals with a flurry of standout performances by VIS cyclists
Monday, 08 January 2018
Jess Gallagher and Alistair Donohoe will represent Australia for the 2018 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships to be held in Rio De Janeiro from 22-25 March 2018.
Monday, 08 January 2018
VIS para-cyclists have dominated the 2018 FedUni Road National Championships in Ballarat last week
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Australian National Championships, Sydney
Shane Perkins - 1st Men’s Keirin, 3rd Men’s Team Sprint
Braeden Dean - 1st U19 Men’s 1km TT & Team Sprint, 2nd Men’s Sprint
Jay Castles - 1st U19 Men’s Team Sprint, 3rd U19 Men’s Sprint
Alex Morgan - 2nd Men’s Individual Pursuit
Jacob Schmid - 2nd Men’s Keirin, 3rd Men’s Team Sprint
Caitlin Ward - 2nd Women’s 500m TT & Team Sprint, 3rd Women’s Keirin & Sprint
Matt Ross - 2nd U19 Men’s 10km Scratch, 3rd Men’s Team Pursuit
Lucas Hamilton - 3rd Men’s Team Pursuit
Alex Morgan, Shane Perkins, Jacob Schmid and Caitlin Ward – Selected into ‘Long Squad’ for 2014 Commonwealth Games
Alex Morgan and Caitlin Ward named male and female Victorian Track Cyclists of the Year 2013/14, respectively.
International & Domestic
Jess Allen - 1st Women’s Oceania Road Championships
Lucas Hamilton - 1st U19 Men’s Oceania Road Championships, 1st Stage 2 & 3rd Stage 3, Mersey Valley Tour (National Junior Men’s Selection)
Tessa Fabry - 1st General Classification, 2014 Battle on the Border (NRS) & 2nd Overall General Classification, Mersey Valley Tour (NRS)
Tom Hamilton - King of the Mountains Classification winner, Jayco Herald Sun Tour
Alex Morgan - Selected into Jayco-AIS U23 World Tour Academy Squad
Associate Scholarship Holders
Simon Gerrans - 1st Liege-Bastogne-Liege, 1st General Classification, Tour Down Under (UCI World Tour Race), 1st Australian Elite Road Championship, Victorian Sportsperson of the Year, 3rd Amstel Gold Race
Simon Clarke - 1st General Classification, Jayco Herald Sun Tour
Cadel Evans - 2nd General Classification, Tour Down Under (UCI World Tour Race)
Training VenuesVIS Gymnasium
Darebin International Sports Centre (DISC)
Various metropolitan and country road training courses