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International Day of Yoga: Lydia Lassila

June 21, 2021

Victorian Institute of Sport Alumni Lydia Lassila spent most of her life as an elite athlete and credits one thing that helped prolong her career in sport as well as live a better life, Yoga.

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WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Records tumble as Olympic quota spots are awarded

June 21, 2021

​In VIS Sport, Cat Bisset and Jaryd Clifford broke their own Australian records and Australia has been awarded a female archery quota place for Tokyo 2020.

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Expression of interest to join our VIS Alumni

June 19, 2021

Continuing the athletic journey of “Success in Sport and Life”, the VIS Alumni will aim to engage our former athlete and staff community. To connect, to support each other, and to pay it forward - guided by our VIS values of Excellence, Courage, Community, Simplicity, Success and Passion.

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35 Swimmers Set Sights on Tokyo with Olympic Team Selection

June 18, 2021

The AOC has announced a powerhouse 35-strong Australian Olympic Swimming Team for Tokyo, which includes Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders Brendon Smith, Matt Temple and Mack Horton.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Smith breaks 8-year-old record, Divers make a splash and Alcott adds another Grand Slam title to his record hero image

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Smith breaks 8-year-old record, Divers make a splash and Alcott adds another Grand Slam title to his record

June 16, 2021

In VIS Sport, Brendon Smith dominated in the swimming pool as VIS Divers finished on the podium in the diving pool. Dylan Alcott added another Grand Slam title to his impressive record and Aoife Coughlan another step closer to her Olympic Judo dream.

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International Men’s Health Week 2021

June 16, 2021

Did you know that this week is International Men's Health Week?

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Smith breaks Australian IM Record

June 16, 2021

Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Brendon Smith took gold in the men's 400m IM at the 2021 Australian Olympic Trials in an Olympic qualifying time as well as the former Australian record.

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Australian Olympic Divers Selected for Tokyo 2020

June 15, 2021

The Australian Olympic Committee has named seven divers to the Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo in Sydney today, which includes Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders Anabelle Smith and Shixin Li.

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15 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes named for Tokyo

June 15, 2021

​15 Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders across three different sports have all been officially announced on The Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo, over the long weekend. ​

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Kookaburras and Hockeyroos Selected for Tokyo 2020

June 14, 2021

The Australian Olympic Committee has named the 16-person Hockeyroos and Kookaburras teams to take on the world at the Tokyo Olympics, following the official announcement in Perth today.

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