Wheelchair Rugby

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.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Weekend Review (Day Four & Five)

August 29th, 2021

It was an action-packed weekend full of Paralympic sport, headlined by Ma Lin and Isis Holt who both won silver medals and added to the Australian Paralympic medal tally.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Weekend Preview (Day Four & Five)

August 28th, 2021

It looks set to be huge opening weekend for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders with medals up for grabs as well as places in the gold medal match in several different events.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Three Review

August 27th, 2021

Another couple of medals have been added to the Australian Paralympic medal tally thanks to Alistair Donohoe (silver) in the men's C5 4000m individual pursuit and Isis Holt (silver) in the women's T35 100m sprint. 

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Three Preview

August 27th, 2021

Today marks a big day for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders with gold medals up for grabs at the athletics track and the cycling velodrome. 

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Two Review

August 26th, 2021

Day Two saw our Wheelchair Rugby team bounce back and keep their title defence alive, whilst the Aussie Rollers opened their account with a big win over Iran.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Two Preview

August 26th, 2021

The action continues today with our para-table tennis athletes looking to continue their winning form, whilst our wheelchair rugby and wheelchair basketball teams' will aim to bounce back after tough losses on the opening day. 

It’s Go Time in Tokyo: Paralympics Preview

August 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.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day One Preview

August 25th, 2021

Day One - It's finally here!

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day One Review

August 25th, 2021

It was a golden opening day of the Paralympics for Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Emily Petricola, who broke the world record in qualifying and went on to win gold in the final of the women's 3000m C4 3000m Individual Pursuit.

31 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes selected for the Tokyo Paralympics

August 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.

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