Support through the individual athlete scholarship program is offered annually to athletes from sports which do not have a Tier 1 program.
AIS athlete categorisation identifies athletes who are eligible for individual scholarships.
From 2017, the following criteria apply:
Foundation Sports – Podium/Podium Ready/Podium Potential, Other Sports – Podium only.
Successful VIS athletes with an Individual Scholarship come from sports such as badminton, boxing, fencing, judo, shooting, snowboarding, table tennis, synchronised swimming, taekwondo and many more.
Monday, 16 April 2018
VIS boxer Jason Whateley avoided qualifying rounds to go straight into the finals, but fell over at the final hurdle against Kiwi David Nyika to claim the silver medal.