Swimming

The VIS Swimming program, incorporating both able bodied and Para athletes, provides daily training environment support to athletes and their coaches to assist in the program’s aims of producing athletes capable of achieving medal winning performances at international competitions, and developing coaches with the expertise to produce athletes with the potential to perform on the world stage.

The VIS athletes had a busy period throughout 2018/19 with Senior, Para and Junior Pan Pacific Championships and Short Course World Championships.   

VIS tele-health servicing for Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy

April 1st, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport remains committed to servicing our athletes and have started to implement remote service delivery and support.

VIS SPORT: UPDATES ON THE EVENTS CANCELLED/POSTPONED

March 16th, 2020

The sporting calendar has been heavily impacted by the global coronavirus outbreak.

A decade of achievement for the VIS

January 1st, 2020

​As we set our sights to 2020 and a new decade, the Victorian Institute of Sport reflects on the magic moments, history makers and highlights from Victoria’s best athletes across the previous ten years.

Jess Hansen | 2020 Visions

September 9th, 2019

A world without heartbreak might be a world without stories. It is an inescapable reality of the sporting world. It can ruin a dream, but it can also build a champion. Jess Hansen – a 100m breaststroke specialist – knows this all too well. Throughout her career, she has suffered through many frustrating moments – all of them followed by a more resilient outlook. Currently, her focus is on Tokyo, and her determination has never been stronger.

Gippsland high performance experience hailed a success

August 23rd, 2019

Olympic silver medallist Ash Delaney headlined today’s regional high performance experience delivered by the Victorian Institute of Sport in conjunction with the Gippsland Sports Academy.

Hansen joins the party

July 29th, 2019

It was all about the medleys on the final day of swimming at the 18th FINA World Swimming Championships in South Korea.

FINA World Championship 2019

July 22nd, 2019

VIS diving, water polo and swimming athletes continue to make a splash at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.

FINA World Championships

July 15th, 2019

The FINA World Championships began in South Korea over the weekend with VIS diving and water polo athletes making a splash.

Three Swimmers Selected to make a Splash in South Korea

June 17th, 2019

Big congratulations to VIS swimmers Jess Hansen, Mack Horton and Matthew Temple

Aussie World Swimming Trials 2019

June 11th, 2019

The 2019 Hancock Prospecting World Swimming Trials are currently taking place in Brisbane. So far VIS athletes Mack Horton, Daniel Cave and Jess Hansen, have taken to the stage.

2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, Tokyo, Japan

Jessica Hansen - 1st Women’s’ 4x100m Medley Relay, 2nd 100m Women’s Breaststroke (PB)

Mack Horton - 2nd Men’s 400m Freestyle

2018 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships, Cairns, Australia

Madeleine Scott - 1st SM9 200m Individual Medley, 3rd SM9 Breaststroke

Ashleigh McConnell - 2nd Women’s 4x50m Freestyle Relay (34 Points)

Jaime-Lee Getson - 1st 4x100m Mixed Freestyle Relay (S14), 2nd Women’s 100m Breaststroke (SB14)

2018 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, Suva, Fiji

Brendon Smith - 2nd 400m Freestyle, 3rd 4x200m Freestyle Relay

Silas Harris - 3rd 4x200m Freestyle Relay

2018 Australian Short Course Championships, Melbourne, Australia

Madeleine Scott - 2nd Women’s 200m Individual Medley Multi-Class, 2nd Women’s 100m Butterfly Multi-Class

Sian Whittaker - 3rd Women’s 200m Backstroke, 3rd Women’s 200m Individual Medley

Bowen Gough - 2nd Men’s 200m Butterfly

Jessica Hansen - 1st Women’s 100m Breaststroke, 2nd Women’s 200m Breaststroke

Ashleigh McConnell - 2nd Women’s 50m Freestyle Multi-Class

Ruby Storm - 3rd Women’s 100m Breaststroke Multi-Class

Matthew Temple - 2nd Men’s 100m Butterfly

Daniel Cave - 3rd Men’s 200m Breaststroke

2018 FINA World Short Course Championships, Hangzhou, China

Jessica Hansen - 3rd Women’s 100m Breaststroke, 6th Women’s 50m Breaststroke

2019 Australian Swimming Championships, Adelaide, Australia

Matthew Temple - 2nd Men’s 100m Butterfly

Bowen Gough - 2nd Men’s 200m Butterfly, 3rd Men’s 100m Butterfly

Jessica Hansen - 1st Women’s 50m Breaststroke, 2nd Women’s 100m Breaststroke

Ruby Storm - 2nd 50m Women’s Butterfly Multi-Class

Madeleine Scott - 1st Women’s 100m Butterfly Multi-Class, 3rd Women’s 50m Butterfly Multi-Class

Daniel Cave - 3rd Men’s 100m Breaststroke

Brendon Smith - 2nd Men’s 400m Individual Medley

Emily Beecroft - 2nd Women’s 100m Butterfly Multi-Class

Ashleigh McConnell - 3rd Women’s 100m Freestyle Multi-Class

2019 FINA World Swimming Championships, Gwangju, South Korea (July 2019)

Jessica Hansen, Mack Horton, Matthew Temple

2019 Para World Championships Team Selection, London, England (September 2019) 

 Col Pearse, Ruby Storm, Jaime-Lee Getson

Rohan Taylor Victorian State Head Coach (employed by Swimming Australia)

Kylie Andrew Sports Dietitian

Kristal Hammond Sport Science - Physiologist

Sara Heasly Performance Lifestyle Adviso

Dr Elaine Tor Sport Science - Biomechanist 

Jono Wallace Smith Physical Preparation 

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