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Monday, 19 August 2019

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WOMEN'S HEALTH WEEK 2019

We will be celebrating National Women's Health Week 2019 by facilitating a series of workshops for our female athletes and their support staff/network at the VIS.

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2020 Visions | Jaryd Clifford, Paralympian & Storyteller

The Paralympic and Olympic Games tell a myriad of stories. From ancient Olympia to a hospital in Stoke Mandeville, and now to the cities of the modern era, their romanticised battles have written themselves into the folklore of human history.

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Nutrition Tip | Vitamin D

The sun is shining…so time to boost your vitamin D levels.

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Smith shoots Gold

Victorian Institute of Sport’s shooters Penny Smith and Latetisha Scanlan impressed with their provisional results, winning Gold and Silver medals.

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Lightning strike on Vixens

The Melbourne Vixens have suffered a heartbreaking loss at home to the Sunshine Coast Lightning in the final minutes of the game, going down 55-56.

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Paralympics Australia announces Steelers

Three Victorian Institute of Sport wheelchair-rugby athletes have been selected to represent the Australian Steelers at the IWRF Asia Oceania Championships- Ben Fawcett (Vice-Captain), Andrew Harrison and Jayden Warn.

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Weekend Wrap

Danielle Scott places second, Hockeyroos draw with India and Barrie Lester selected for Jackaroos Bowls squad.

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Coombs and Michelmore win Winter Sculling Series

In the last round of the Winter Sculling Series over the weekend, both the Men’s and Women’s 8km Head of the Yarra were won by Victorian Institute of Sport athletes Ben Coombs and Katie Michelmore.

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Hall clocks Diamond League best

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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Two in Two Days

VIS’ Sam Gallagher headlined the 2019 UCI Junior Track Worlds in Germany last week with two silver medals over two days.

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