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The VIS Individual Athlete Scholarships are offered annually to athletes from sports which do not have a VIS Tier 1 program. The program features a range of Australia’s leading high performance athletes across numerous Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth sports.

The athletes, who are all achieving excellent results in senior national and international competition, are able to access the full range of comprehensive performance services as well as utilising the outstanding training and recovery facilities at the VIS headquarters at Lakeside Stadium.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Weekend Review (Day Eleven & Twelve)

September 5th, 2021

What a way to close out Tokyo 2020, gold, silver and bronze thanks to Dylan Alcott, Jaryd Clifford and Nicholas Hum.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Weekend Preview (Day Eleven & Twelve)

September 4th, 2021

After an awesome week of Paralympic sport, we preview the final weekend, headlined by Dylan Alcott's gold medal match and Jaryd Clifford's international marathon debut.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Eight Review

September 1st, 2021

It was a day of mixed results for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders on Day Eight. Our Aussie para-table tennis athletes booked themselves into gold medal playoffs, as the Aussie Rollers suffered a heartbreaking loss to the home nation Japan.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Eight Preview

September 1st, 2021

All eyes will be on quad doubles pair Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson as they look to defend their gold medal from Rio today on centre court. As well today, Ma Lin is set to break the para-table tennis medal record with his class 9-10 team in the semifinals.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Seven Review

August 31st, 2021

It was an impressive day for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders who combined collected five medals on Day Seven. Meanwhile Dylan Alcott qualified himself into another gold medal match.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Seven Preview

August 31st, 2021

Today our road cyclists get ready to take the track with Carol Cooke, Stuart Tripp, Emily Petricola and Alistair Donohoe all set to go for gold. Col Pearse is ready to make his Paralympic debut, as Dylan Alcott competes to secure his spot in the gold medal match.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Six Review

August 30th, 2021

It was a highly successful day for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders bringing home two para-table tennis gold medals thanks to Li Na Lei and Qian Yang, and a javelin silver thanks to Michal Burian.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Six Preview

August 30th, 2021

Today commences another huge week of Paralympic sport for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders, starting with two gold medal matches in the para-table tennis tonight.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Weekend Review (Day Four & Five)

August 29th, 2021

It was an action-packed weekend full of Paralympic sport, headlined by Ma Lin and Isis Holt who both won silver medals and added to the Australian Paralympic medal tally.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Weekend Preview (Day Four & Five)

August 28th, 2021

It looks set to be huge opening weekend for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders with medals up for grabs as well as places in the gold medal match in several different events.

Bill Tait Performance Manager - Podium 

Steve Hawkins Lead Physiotherapist 

Kylie Andrew Sports Nutrition Coordinator

Elaine Bo Sports Dietitian

Siobhan Crawshay Sports Dietitian

Leesa Gallard Performance Lifestyle Manager

Dr Greg Hickey Sports Medicine Physician

Kate Mcgillivray Sports Physiotherapist

Gillian Niven Soft Tissue Therapist

Ebonie Rio Sports Physiotherapist

Mark Spargo Sports Psychologist

Dr Patrick Sunderland Sports Medicine Registrar

Jono Wallace-Smith Physical Preparation Coach

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