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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. 

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Tokyo Champions take top honours

May 13, 2022

2021 VIS Award of Excellence winners revealed.

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Caitlin Thwaites: Navigating the new norm

May 5, 2022

Caitlin Thwaites is looking forward to celebrating this year’s Mother’s Day as a first time Mum.

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WEEKEND WRITE-UP: A Vixens win and a World Cup victory

April 26, 2022

In VIS Sport, Vixens return to the winners list with Liz Watson winning the inaugural Edith Hull Medal. Meanwhile the Aussie Trap Women were on target winning gold at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Lonato, Italy.

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WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Para-Table Tennis Success in Spain

March 28, 2022

In VIS Sport, The Para-table tennis Australian team dominated in Spain, as the Melbourne Vixens started their season with a win. Meanwhile, a couple of boxers secured their spot in the national team after winning gold at the selection trials.

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​VIS powering the Vixens again in 2022: Season Preview

March 24, 2022

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) is proud to be powering the Melbourne Vixens again for the upcoming 2022 Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) season.

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WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Scotty back on the winners list

January 24, 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.

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WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Building up to Beijing

December 6, 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.

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Nicky Frey appointed Athletics Performance Advisor

November 19, 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.

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In her element: Jessica Rothwell reflects on her Tokyo experience

August 16, 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.

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Galiabovitch, Australia’s Olympic flagbearer

August 13, 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.

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