Victorian Institute of Sport


Monday, 19 September 2016

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Steelers go back-to-back

The Australian Steelers wheelchair rugby team claimed back-to-back Paralympic gold medals with a double overtime 59-58 victory over the United States on Monday.

Saturday, 17 September 2016

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Golden double for Cooke

Carol Cooke is the toast of the Australian Paralympics team after becoming the first Aussie athlete to win two individual gold medals in Rio.

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Steelers secure top spot

The Australian Steelers are one victory away from the Rio 2016 gold medal matc

Friday, 16 September 2016

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Reynolds paddles to silver

Amanda Reynolds took silver in the women's para-canoe KL3 final, beaten by 0.03 of a second by British gold medallist Anne Dickins.

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GOLD & World Record for McConnell

VIS athlete Ashleigh McConnell won gold in the women’s W4x100m freestyle 34 point relay.

Thursday, 15 September 2016

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Alcott creates history

Dylan Alcott has added a second Paralympic title to his Rio resume after winning gold in the quad singles.

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Holt wins silver in Rio

Teenage sprint sensation Isis Holt won the silver medal in the T35 100m for athletes with cerebral palsy.

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Medals galore for VIS cyclists

Day seven was the first day of competition in road cycling, and Australia had a successful day, winning a total of six medals in the time trial events.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

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Alcott overcomes odds to win gold

Australian duo Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson have come from behind to win the tennis quad doubles gold medal at the Rio Paralympics.

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Timothy Disken has the complete set of Rio 2016 Paralympic medals after winning silver in the men’s 50m S9 freestyle event

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