Athletics

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.

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Performance Science Traineeship

August 11, 2022

Now recruiting, 'Performance Science Traineeship'

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Brilliant Birmingham 2022

August 10, 2022

It was a golden Games for Victorian Institute of Sport athletes, who took home an incredible 13 gold medals from the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

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Bring on Birmingham: Event Preview

July 28, 2022

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have arrived!

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67 VIS scholarship holders bound for Birmingham

July 25, 2022

​The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) is proud to announce that 67 scholarship holders have been selected to represent Australia at the upcoming 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

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WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Buschkuehl new world leader

July 11, 2022

In VIS Sport, Brooke Buschkuehl (nee Stratton) jumped a new Australian record, as Mark Crosbee became World Junior champion.

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New coaching apprenticeships to fast-track next generation

July 7, 2022

Australian sport has taken an enormous step in its bid to become a world-leader in coach development ahead of the 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) today naming 31 coaches as part of a flagship national apprenticeship program.

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WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Smith back on the podium

July 4, 2022

In VIS sport, Anabelle Smith landed on the podium in Budapest, as the Hockeyroos kick-started their World Cup campaign with a win. But, it was sad news for the Melbourne Vixens who fell short of another SSN premiership, defeated by the West Coast Fever.

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Athletics team bolstered as stars book boarding passes to Birmingham

June 30, 2022

Another 53 Team Members have been selected for the Australian Athletics Team ready to take on the Commonwealth’s best in Birmingham.

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Cycling stars chase a gold rush in Birmingham

June 16, 2022

The 34-strong squad of Australia’s best cyclists have booked their tickets to Birmingham ready to take on the Commonwealth’s best, which includes six Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders.

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Cowley pursuing his passions in sport and life

June 7, 2022

​Rhydian Cowley spends most of his time walking on Wurundjeri country in Naarm (Melbourne). In an average week the Olympic race walker will complete more than 100km of training - at a pace few can run.

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