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The VIS play a crucial role in the development and delivery of Shooting Australia’s High Performance Program and their National Centre of Excellence program across both the Shotgun and Pistol disciplines.

Through the partnership between VIS and Shooting Australia (SA), the development and engagement of the performance support team has provided a significant contribution to the development and preparation of athletes for benchmark ISSF World Championships events for Shotgun and Pistol. 

The program plays a key role in supporting SA’s national coaches to develop, implement and evaluate their individual performance plans for targeted categorised athletes across both Shotgun and Pistol disciplines. 

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Scotty back on the winners list

January 24th, 2022

In VIS sport, Scotty James is back on the winners list after an impressive performance in Aspen, as Dylan Alcott triumphs in a three-set battle at the Australian Open.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Building up to Beijing

December 6th, 2021

​In VIS Sport, the aerial skiing World Cup season has commenced in Ruka, Finland, as Dean Hewitt and his curling Mixed Doubles partner Tahli Gill begin their historic quest for Olympic qualification.

Nicky Frey appointed Athletics Performance Advisor

November 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.

In her element: Jessica Rothwell reflects on her Tokyo experience

August 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.

Galiabovitch, Australia’s Olympic flagbearer

August 13th, 2021

​Elena Galiabovitch received the prestigious honour of being named the Olympic flag-bearer for the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony. Along with five other international Olympic athletes, Galiabovitch was selected to carry the Olympic flag in recognition of her work on the frontline to help Melbourne battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

VIS results at Tokyo 2020

August 9th, 2021

See below all of our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder results from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

It's Tokyo Time: Preview

July 21st, 2021

After a year of impossible setbacks, the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games are finally here!

52 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes selected for the Tokyo Olympic Games

July 12th, 2021

​​The Victorian Institute of Sport is proud to announce that 52 scholarship holders have been selected to represent Australia at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Evglevski spoils the part, as Lynch re-joins the Hockeyroos squad

May 17th, 2021

​In VIS Sport, Sergei Evglevski took out the men's 10m Air Pistol at the Brisbane International Shooting Centre, whilst Rachael Lynch has re-joined the 2021 Hockeyroos squad.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Tokyo bound athletes proved too strong at their respective championships over the weekend.

May 3rd, 2021

In VIS sport, James Willett displayed class in the Victorian ISSF Shotgun Championships to show that he was ready for Tokyo, whilst it was pacing duties for already qualified race walker Jemima Montag. Jensen Plowright won the Melbourne to Warrnambool and the Melbourne Vixens were back on centre court, but fell short against the West Coast Fever in a Grand Final rematch.

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