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Tuesday, 19 March 2019

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Donohoe & Petricola dominate para-cycling world champs

Victorian Institute of Sport para cycling duo Alistair Donohoe and Emily Petricola had a weekend to remember at the 2019 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in the Netherlands both becoming World Champions in their respective events.

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Qualifiers, Gold medals & PB’s in Perth

In perfect conditions at Saturday night’s Jandakot Airport Track Classic in Perth, Victorian Institute of Sport track and field athletes produced World Championship qualifiers, gold medals and personal bests.

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Lynch reaches 200-game milestone

Hockeyroo and VIS athlete Rachael Lynch made history on Saturday evening by becoming only the second Australian goalkeeper to reach 200 caps and says she doesn’t see the end any time soon.

Monday, 18 March 2019

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SAVE THE DATE | VIS OPEN DAY

For the first time in our almost 30 year history, will open our doors to the general public, showcasing our world-class facilities, athletes and experts.

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Nutrition Tip | Planning

Its peak competition time for many of our athletes and an excellent time to reflect on nutrition practices in the lead up to a major competition. Making a plan around your nutrition creates certainty that you will be adequately fuelled and ready to go. Here we have compiled some prompts around getting the most out of your performance when planning your nutrition.

Sunday, 17 March 2019

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14 VIS rowers named for Australia

Fourteen VIS scholarship holders have been named in the Australian Rowing Team that will compete at World Rowing Cups 2 and 3.

Friday, 15 March 2019

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Bendigo school students experienced what it is like to be an elite athlete

Olympic Silver medallist and VIS Cycling Coach Glenn O’Shea headlined a high performance experience organised by the Victorian Institute of Sport in conjunction with Bendigo Academy of Sport and La Trobe University Bendigo.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

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Doughty returns in style

Super-mum Kate Doughty made a spectacular start to her 2019 season, winning the PTS5 class at the ITU Paratriathlon World Cup in Devonport last weekend.

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Long weekend wrap

Victorian Institute of Sport athletes were busy over the long weekend with some fantastic results coming from the track, the pool, the water and the skate park!

Tuesday, 05 March 2019

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O'Brien & Co. obliterate World Record

VIS’ Kelland O’Brien and his Australian Team Pursuit teammates obliterated their own World Record on the way to winning the gold medal at the 2019 UCI Track World Championships in Pruszkow, Poland on Thursday.

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