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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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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Lisa Weightman breaks half-marathon record

Monday, 05 August 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Lisa Weightman, broke the Australian all-comers’ half-marathon record in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, with Sinead Diver also racing strong and finishing second.

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Bisset strikes again

Monday, 22 July 2019

Recent results from VIS track & field athletes from the European competition season.

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VIS athletes bring home 7 of 10 Uni Games medals

Monday, 15 July 2019

VIS athletes have wowed with performances at the World University Games in Napoli Italy, with Victorian Institute of Sport athletes bringing home 7 of Australia’s 10 Track and Field medals!

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VIS runners dominate Gold Coast Half Marathon

Monday, 08 July 2019

Congratulations to Victorian Institute of Sport long distance runners who competed at the Gold Coast Half Marathon over the weekend.

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Oceania Championships Wrap

Tuesday, 02 July 2019

The Oceania Athletics Championships in Townsville have wrapped up and VIS athletes have made their mark, bringing home some fantastic results.

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Program Manager

Ben King

Training Venues

VIS Gymnasium

Lakeside Stadium



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