Victorian Institute of Sport


The VIS Athletics Program provides the highest level of support to Victoria’s elite Track & Field athletes with the aim of improving performances at international benchmark events.

The VIS program operates in partnership with Athletics Australia (AA) and Athletics Victoria (AV) to support Victorian based athletes to become world’s best and to compete on the international stage at events including the Olympics, Paralympics and Commonwealth Games, IAAF and IPC World Championships.

The VIS Athletics Program Manager works closely with the coaches and athletes to provide access to training facilities and support services with an aim to provide a world class daily training environment for the athletes in their pursuit of international success.



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Hall and Gregson win Australia's richest mile

Monday, 17 September 2018

A contingent of Victorian Institute of Sport middle-distance athletes head to Darwin to contest the country’s richest road mile over the weekend.

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Stratton soars to second

Monday, 10 September 2018

Brooke Strattond lead the charge for the Victorian Institute of Sport by finishing second with a jump of 6.71m at the 2018 Continental Cup in Ostrava whilst competing for Asia-Pacific.

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Five VIS athletes to compete for Asia Pacific

Monday, 03 September 2018

Five Victorian Institute of Sport athletes have been selected to represent Asia Pacific at the IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava on 8-9 September.

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Lisa Weightman – The Running Mum

Monday, 27 August 2018

VIS athlete Lisa Weightman is a high achiever and an incredibly inspiring person. Setting her sights high has led her to reach goals she never imagined reaching. She has taught us that by dreaming big, you can surprise yourself with what you're capable of.

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Hills crowned Australian Cross Country Champion

Monday, 27 August 2018

VIS athlete, Madeline Hills, was a class above the rest at the Australian and Oceania Cross Country Championships, claiming the 10km course victory by almost 400 metres on the Sunshine Coast.

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Lightning Bolt Holt

Monday, 20 August 2018

Teenage sprint sensation Isis Holt lived up to her nickname by adding Commonwealth Games gold to her expanding resume of sprint titles on the Gold Coast.

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Kathryn the great

Monday, 06 August 2018

As Mitchell approached the runway for her final throw at Gold Coast 2018, the display of raw emotion was truly inspiring. The enormity in what Mitchell had achieved was realised, the tears came and she was overcome with what she’d finally done at her fourth Games.

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Deng and Hall rewrite Australian History

Monday, 23 July 2018

It has taken 49 years for the mark to be bettered, 20-year-old Joseph Deng has broken the Australian 800m record in emphatic style recording a time of 1:44.21 at the Monaco Diamond League.

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Clifford makes history

Monday, 16 July 2018

VIS para-athlete, Jaryd Clifford, made history at the IAAF U20 World Championships in Tampere, Finland as he became the first Paralympian to compete at the able-bodied event.

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Deng and Bol inch closer to personal best’s

Monday, 02 July 2018

VIS 800 metre runners Joseph Deng and Peter Bol continue to shine on the international stage, but this time in Paris, with runs of 1:44.67 and 1:45.82 respectively.

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Program Manager

Ben King

Training Venues

VIS Gymnasium

Lakeside Stadium



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