The focus of the VIS swimming program is to develop and support athletes with the aim of success on the international stage.
Monday, 12 November 2018
Victorian Institute of Sport’s Mack Horton is back to his best after he won gold in the Men’s 400m Freestyle at the FINA World Cup in Tokyo on the weekend.
Monday, 29 October 2018
Swimming Australia announced a 20-strong squad for the upcoming FINA World short Course Championships in Hangzhou, China in December which included VIS swimmer Jessica Hansen.
Monday, 13 August 2018
Victorian Institute of Sport’s Jessica Hansen had a Pan Pacific’s Championship she’ll never forget, collecting a silver medal in the Women’s 100m Breaststroke and gold in the 4x100m Medley Relay in Tokyo last week.
Monday, 30 July 2018
Cool and impervious to pressure, Mack Horton put expectations aside to get Australia off the mark in the Commonwealth Games' gold medal column, racing the way he wanted in the men’s 400m freestyle event.
Monday, 09 July 2018
35 para swimmers including VIS athletes Madeleine Scott and Ashleigh McConnell will complement the 33-strong Australian Dolphins team, which includes VIS athletesMack Horton and Jessica Hansen set to contest at next month’s Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Cairns and Tokyo.
Monday, 02 July 2018
VIS’ Jessica Hansen swam a huge PB of 1:06.74 in the Women’s 100m Breaststroke last night to take the gold and automatically book herself a spot on the Australian Pan Pacific Championship team.
Monday, 16 April 2018
For the first time since Manchester 2002 (Ian Thorpe) Australia again owns the Commonwealth Games 400 metre Mens Freestyle title, thanks to our own Mack Horton.
Monday, 09 April 2018
VIS swimmer Mack Horton took back the 400-metre freestyle title at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday night, with the last Australian gold medallist being the great Ian Thorpe at Manchester 2002.
Monday, 09 April 2018
Horton was not the only Victorian Institute of Sport swimmer to produce impressive results. Adding onto Mack’s success in the pool, Ashleigh McConnell placed third in the S9 100m Backstroke and won the bronze medal.
Monday, 05 March 2018
Seven VIS athletes have been named in the Australian Swimming team for the Commonwealth Games, including our Olympic Gold Medallist, 400m freestyler Mack Horton.
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Ben Hiddlestone (Casey Tigersharks Swimming Club)
Amanda Isaac (Nunawading Swimming Club)
Wayne Lawes (Haileybury Waterlions Swimming Club)
Ian Pope (Melbourne Vicentre Swimming Club)
Rohan Taylor (Nunawading Swimming Club)
Training VenuesVIS Gymnasium
Casey Tigersharks Swimming Club
Melbourne Vicentre Swimming Club
Nunawading Swimming Club
St Kevins Aquatic