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.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Building up to BeijingDecember 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.
From crash to companions: Gillian NivenSeptember 20th, 2021
When long-time VIS remedial massage therapist, Gillian Niven, travelled to Tokyo she thought she would travel home with everyone else after the closing ceremony. However, Niven’s Paralympic assignment didn’t end there as an unfortunate crash for a VIS Paralympian extended her stay, but filled it with long-lasting memories.
Tokyo 2020: Our Paralympians Inspired the WorldSeptember 16th, 2021
From Emily Petricola smashing her own world record and winning gold at her first Paralympic Games, to Dylan Alcott OAM notching up back-to-back wheelchair tennis gold medals in the quad singles, Tokyo 2020 had it all.
Lei and Yang help Australia to most successful ever dayAugust 31st, 2021
Australia’s Para-table tennis program enjoyed its most successful ever day on Monday, claiming a remarkable two gold medals – as many as Australia had won in total in the 61 years since the first Paralympic Games, in Rome in 1960.
It’s Go Time in Tokyo: Paralympics PreviewAugust 25th, 2021
After having to overcome so much adversity, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are finally here! Our Paralympians serve to remind us that anything is possible.
31 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes selected for the Tokyo ParalympicsAugust 20th, 2021
Given the obstacles that our Victorian Institute of Sport athletes have had to overcome simply to get to the starting line, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are deserving of your attention for reasons far outweighing the simple desire of watching them go for gold.
VIS results at Tokyo 2020August 9th, 2021
See below all of our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder results from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
It's Tokyo Time: PreviewJuly 21st, 2021
After a year of impossible setbacks, the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games are finally here!
Para-Table Tennis Squad’s Tokyo Build-Up A ‘Brilliant Example Of Teamwork’July 6th, 2021
The addition of three multiple gold medal-winning former China representatives in Australia’s Para-table tennis squad for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games has helped lift the standard of the whole team as it attempts to secure our nation’s first gold medal in the sport in nearly 40 years.
Tokyo 2020 Ticket for Table Tennis’ Tapper and HuJune 9th, 2021
Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Milly Tapper has been announced on The Australian Olympic team for Tokyo today.
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