Victorian Institute of Sport

Athletics

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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IAAF World Relays Results

Monday, 13 May 2019

Australia had a great night at the IAAF World Relays in front of 15 000 people at Nissan Stadium in Yokohama. Victorian Institute of Sport’s Morgan Mitchell competed in the 4x400m relay, with her team finishing sixth in their heat in a time of 3.31.34.

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Stratton back to her best

Monday, 06 May 2019

VIS’ Brooke Stratton was back to her best, jumping her way into third place in the Women’s Long Jump at the Doha Diamond League on the weekend.

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Sinead Diver qualifies for Tokyo

Monday, 29 April 2019

VIS track and field athlete Sinead Diver has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after a brilliant seventh-place finish in the London Marathon in a personal best time of 2:24:11.

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Mucci completes rare double

Monday, 15 April 2019

VIS’ Celeste Mucci completed a rare national double at the 2019 Australian Track and Field Championships, after winning the Heptathlon and the 100m Hurdles.

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Qualifiers, Gold medals & PB’s in Perth

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

In perfect conditions at Saturday night’s Jandakot Airport Track Classic in Perth, Victorian Institute of Sport track and field athletes produced World Championship qualifiers, gold medals and personal bests.

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Diver bronze in Aus Champs

Monday, 25 February 2019

VIS distance runner, Sinead Diver, was looking to claim the 5000m/10,000m National Championships double after she took out Zatopek late last year, but instead had to settle for bronze defeated by an unstoppable Melissa Duncan.

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Joseph Deng breaks national indoor record

Monday, 18 February 2019

Joseph Deng breaks national indoor record at Muller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham.

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Rising Roper too good

Monday, 11 February 2019

The men’s long jump competition at the ACT Championships on Saturday witnessed the progression of rising VIS star Darcy Roper, jumping 8.20m with a 2.1m/s wind to topple training partner Henry Smith.

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Rayner on track for World Cross Country Champs

Monday, 04 February 2019

VIS marathon duo Jack Rayner and Sinead Diver both finished third at the 2019 Kagawa Marugame International Half Marathon in Japan on the weekend.

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Mathews wins on return

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

VIS’ Luke Mathews lit up social media on Friday night taking out the men’s 1500m in his first competitive race back since May at the Hunter Track Classic in Glendale.

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Program Manager

Ben King

Training Venues

VIS Gymnasium

Lakeside Stadium

 

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