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 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.
Friday, 14 February 2020
Jemima Montag says that the services provided by the Victorian Institute of Sport is a pivotal reason for her automatic race walking nomination to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
It was an exciting weekend at the ACT Championships for Victorian Institute of Sport long jumpers Darcy Roper and Brooke Stratton.
Friday, 20 December 2019
Yakitori is a Japanese word that translates to dish of chicken pieces grilled on a skewer. This is a common street food in Japan but there are many Yakitori bars too!
Monday, 02 December 2019
VIS’ Rydian Cowley won the Men’s 50km Australian Championship at Fawkner Park on the weekend in a time of 3 hours, 52:58 seconds.
Sunday, 24 November 2019
After a huge 9 days in Dubai, the 2019 Para Athletics World Championships have concluded, with Australia finishing 7th in the overall medal tally with 8 gold, 6 silver, and 9 bronze.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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