Shooting

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. 

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.

Tokyo 2020: Day Ten Preview

August 2nd, 2021

After a busy weekend for our Victorian Institute of Sport athletes, we're back in action today with the Hockeyroos taking on India in the quarter-final's followed by the Matildas who will take on Sweden tonight in the semi-final.

Tokyo 2020: Day Ten Review

August 2nd, 2021

It was a day of heartbreak for many of our Australian teams on Day 10. But, it was the Opals who defied all odds to secure themselves a spot in the quarter-finals with a 27 point victory over Puerto Rico.

Tokyo 2020: Weekend Review (Day Eight & Nine)

August 1st, 2021

It was a weekend full of clutch performances and exciting moments, with the Kookaburras defeating the Netherlands in the penalty shootout as Brooke Stratton locked herself into the Women's Long Jump final.

Tokyo 2020: Weekend Preview (Day 8 & 9)

July 31st, 2021

It looks set to be another huge weekend for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders with medals up for grabs in several different events.

Tokyo 2020: Day Seven Review

July 30th, 2021

It was a day full of nervous moments. The Matildas got over the line in extra time, the Kookaburras drew with Spain to finish top of the table and Anabelle Smith qualified herself for the semi-final with an impressive final dive.

Tokyo 2020: Day Seven Preview

July 30th, 2021

It's going to be another huge day in Tokyo with Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders in action across 10 different sports. Athletics is set to get underway whilst the Kookaburras and Aussie Stingers look to continue their winning ways. Then tonight all eyes will be on the Matildas as they face Great Britain in the quarter finals.

Tokyo 2020: Day Six Preview

July 29th, 2021

The action continues today for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders, with medals up for grabs in both the men's and women's trap events.

Tokyo 2020: Day Six Review

July 29th, 2021

It was a heartbreaking day for the Australian Trap Shooters, with Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Laetisha Scanlan falling agonisingly short of winning her first Olympic medal and fellow scholarship holder Penny Smith finishing sixth. In a strong field, it was an inspiring effort for both athletes to make the Olympic final and we look watching them bounce back on Saturday in the Mixed Team Trap event.

Tokyo 2020: Day Five Preview

July 28th, 2021

Day Five marks one of the biggest days of action for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders, with plenty of gold medals up for grabs.

Nathan Argiro

1st Junior Men’s Trap, 2018 ISSF World Championships, South Korea

1st Men’s Team Trap (with Mitchell Iles), 2018 ISSF World Championships, South Korea

Mitchell Iles

1st Junior Men’s Team Trap, 2018 ISSF World Championships, South Korea

4th Mixed Team Trap (with Penny Smith), 2018 ISSF Shotgun World Cup, Acapulco, MEX

1st National & Commonwealth Junior Men’s Trap

Laetisha Scanlan

1st Mixed Team Trap (with James Willett),  2019 ISSF Shotgun World Cup, Acapulco, MEX

2nd Women’s Trap, 2019 ISSF Shotgun World Cup, Acapulco, MEX

1st Commonwealth Mixed Pair (with James Willett), Brisbane

1st Women’s Trap & Mixed Team Trap, 2018 Australian Open, Sydney

2nd 2019 Australian National Women’s Trap Championship, Brisbane

2nd 2019 Commonwealth Women’s Trap Championship, Brisbane

4th Women’s Trap, 2018 ISSF World Championships, South Korea

5th Women’s Trap, ISSF Shotgun World Cup, Al Ain, UAE

5th Mixed Team Trap (with Matt Schiller) ISSF Shotgun World Cup, South Korea

James Willett

1st Men’s Trap (Equal WR in qualifying shooting perfect 125/125 shots), 1st Mixed Team Trap, 2018 ISSF Shotgun World Cup, Acapulco, MEX

1st 2019 Australian National Men’s Trap Championship, Brisbane

1st 2019 Commonwealth Men’s Trap Championship, Brisbane

1st 2019 Commonwealth Mixed Pair Championship (with Laetisha Scanlan), Brisbane

3rd Men’s Trap, 2019 World Cup, South Korea

4th Men’s Trap, 2018 ISSF World Championships, South Korea

Penny Smith

1st 2019 Australian National Women’s Trap Championship, Brisbane

1st 2019 Commonwealth Women’s Trap Championship, Brisbane

2nd Women’s Trap, 2018 Australian Open, Sydney

4th Mixed Team Trap (with Mitch Iles), 2018 ISSF Shotgun World Cup, Acapulco, MEX

Aislin Jones

1st 2019 National Women’s Skeet, Brisbane

1st 2019 Commonwealth Women’s Skeet, Brisbane

Elena Galiabovitch

1st Women’s 10m Air Pistol & 25m Pistol, 2018 Australian Open, Sydney

Sergei Evglevski

2nd Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol, 2018 Australian Open, Sydney

Luke Argiro

3rd Men’s Skeet, 2019 ISSF World Cup, Al Ain, UAE

Nicky Frey Shooting Performance Support Coordinator

Richard Sammon National Shotgun Head Coac

Vladimir Galiabovitch National Pistol Coach (employed by Shooting Australia)

Elaine Bo Sports Dietitian

Sara Heasly Performance Lifestyle Advisor

Lewis Quinn Performance Analyst

Mark Spargo Sports Psychologist

Jonathon Wallace-Smith Physical Preparation Coach

VIS Gymnasium

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