Water Polo

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.

VIS athletes triumph at Athens

August 26th, 2020

The performance of our Olympic and Paralympic teams in Athens was exceptional.

Webster & Steere named in Aussie Stingers squad 

July 22nd, 2020

The Aussie Stingers have unveiled their squad of 20 for the next 12 months, as the count down to the Tokyo Olympic Games reaches the one year to go mark. The squad includes two VIS athletes, Rowie Webster and Madeleine Steere.

100 years of the AOC

April 29th, 2020

Originally formed as the Australian Olympic Council on April 29th, 1920, the anniversary marks the formal separation of Australia and New Zealand from the combined “Australasia” entity which had competed in the 1908 London and 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games.


March 16th, 2020

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

Tastes for Tokyo | Okonomiyaki - Rowie Webster

September 16th, 2019

Okonomiyaki means “whatever you like, grilled” and is one of the most well-known Japanese dishes. It is commonly referred to as a Japanese pancake.

Aussies leave a sting

July 29th, 2019

The Australian Women’s Water Polo team has added a bronze medal to their trophy cabinet after taking down Hungary 10-9 at the FINA World Championships on Friday night.

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.

Stinger’s Captain Webster going to her 6th World Championship

July 8th, 2019

The VIS’s own Rowie Webster and Maddy Steere have been named in the Aussie Stingers Team as they head to the FINA World Championships in South Korea later this week.

Stingers Captain Rowie Webster leads team to Silver

April 1st, 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Rowie Webster led the Australian Women’s Water Polo team to Silver at the FINA World League Inter-Continental Cup.

Madeleine Steere

2nd 2019 FINA Inter-Continental Cup, Perth

3rd 2018 FINA Women’s Water Polo World Cup, Surgut RUS

Rowie Webster

2nd 2019 FINA Inter-Continental Cup, Perth

3rd 2018 FINA Women’s Water Polo World Cup, Surgut RUS

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