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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Clifford rewrites history

Monday, 11 November 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport middle distance runner, Jaryd Clifford kick-started Australia’s 2019 World Para-Athletics Championship campaign with a gold medal and world record in the T13 Men’s 1500m on the opening night in Dubai.

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Jordan Williamsz wins Burnie Ten

Monday, 21 October 2019

VIS Track & Field athlete Jordan Williamsz held off his rivals to win a thrilling 2019 Burnie Ten in one of the closest finishes in the 35 year history of the event.

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“The 41 pacemakers are among the best athletes ever in the world"

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Jack Rayner was one of four Australian athletes that ran with Kenyan great, Eliud Kipchoge. Kipchoge, who created history by becoming the first athlete to run a marathon in under two hours at a stage-managed event in Vienna, completed the run in a time of 1:59:40 in cool but windless conditions.

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Top 10 finish for Stratton at Worlds

Tuesday, 08 October 2019

On the final day of the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Brooke Stratton jumped her way to 10th place in the women’s long jump final.

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Montag walks to 10th in Doha

Monday, 30 September 2019

A delayed start time and sweltering conditions didn’t stop VIS’ Jemima Montag, placing 10th in the Women’s 20km race walk at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha overnight.

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Athletics | Doha Team Announced

Monday, 16 September 2019

15 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes have been selected in the Australian team for the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha.

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Williamsz Threepeat

Monday, 09 September 2019

VIS distance runner Jordan Williamsz is back on the winners list after he crossed the line first in the men’s mile at the 2019 Great Northern City Games in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK.

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Basil appointed Athletics Performance Advisor

Tuesday, 03 September 2019

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Adam Basil to the role of VIS Athletics Performance Advisor.

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Hall clocks Diamond League best

Monday, 19 August 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport distance runner, Linden Hall is back to her best with her highest ever Diamond League race finish at the Birmingham Diamond League overnight.

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I'm 42, not 92

Friday, 09 August 2019

"People seem to think you shouldn't be able to run after you're 40. I think I'm proving them wrong. I'm proud of that.”

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Program Manager

Ben King

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VIS Gymnasium

Lakeside Stadium



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