In partnership with Athletics Australia (AA) and Athletics Victoria (AV), the program supports Victorian-based athletes to become world’s best and to compete on the international stage at major events including the Olympics, Paralympics and Commonwealth Games, IAAF and IPC World Championships.
The Athletics Victoria State Performance Coordinator 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.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Historic week for Australian CurlingDecember 13th, 2021
In VIS sport, Dean Hewitt and his curling partner secured Australia its first ever Olympic quota spot in curling, as the Aussie aerial skiers produced gold and silver in Finland.
The VIS celebrates International Day of People with DisabilityDecember 3rd, 2021
Today the VIS acknowledges and celebrates International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD).
Nicky Frey appointed Athletics Performance AdvisorNovember 19th, 2021
We are pleased to announce that Nicky Frey has been appointed as the new Athletics Australia (AA)/Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) Performance Advisor.
Tokyo 2020: Our Paralympians Inspired the WorldSeptember 16th, 2021
From Emily Petricola smashing her own world record and winning gold at her first Paralympic Games, to Dylan Alcott OAM notching up back-to-back wheelchair tennis gold medals in the quad singles, Tokyo 2020 had it all.
Celebrating Father's Day: Dave CrosbeeSeptember 5th, 2021
The celebration of Father’s Day reminds us about both the importance and the challenges of fatherhood.
It’s Go Time in Tokyo: Paralympics PreviewAugust 25th, 2021
After having to overcome so much adversity, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are finally here! Our Paralympians serve to remind us that anything is possible.
31 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes selected for the Tokyo ParalympicsAugust 20th, 2021
Given the obstacles that our Victorian Institute of Sport athletes have had to overcome simply to get to the starting line, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are deserving of your attention for reasons far outweighing the simple desire of watching them go for gold.
In her element: Jessica Rothwell reflects on her Tokyo experienceAugust 16th, 2021
Jessica Rothwell has been working as a sports dietitian at the Victorian Institute of Sport for over four years, helping to support and educate Victoria’s elite athletes.
The VIS Family is about to expandAugust 10th, 2021
Come and join our world class team
VIS results at Tokyo 2020August 9th, 2021
See below all of our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder results from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.