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.
A master of her disciplines: Lauren BurnsAugust 19th, 2020
Lauren Burns created history in Sydney 2000 when she became Taekwondo’s first Olympic Gold medallist.
The Games at HomeAugust 12th, 2020
The 2000 Sydney Olympic and Paralympic Games were special for so many reasons. We had high expectations that our athletes would deliver on home soil, and they sure did.
Australian Taekwondo establishes new high performance hub in partnership with AISJuly 23rd, 2018
Australian Taekwondo, in partnership with the AIS Combat Centre, has announced the opening of a new high performance hub (HPH) for elite athletes in Melbourne.
Marton loses tight contestAugust 19th, 2016
Olympic debutant Caroline Marton has gone down in a tight encounter to Swedish fighter Nikita Glasnovic
Marton sisters confirm their spots for Rio OlympicsMarch 4th, 2016
VIS athletes Carmon and Caroline Marton have confirmed their spots to compete in taekwondo at the Rio Olympics
Games in sight for taekwondo sistersFebruary 28th, 2016
VIS taekwondo sisters are both likely to gain selection to the Olympic team after winning gold at the Oceania Qualification Tournament in Port Moresby