Monday, 29 April 2019
The Melbourne Vixens have fought back from behind after a strong start from the Queensland Firebirds, to claim the first match of the Suncorp Super Netball season, 73-61.
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.
The Hockeyroos have firmed up their grip on a top four spot in the FIH Pro League standings with an impressive 5-1 win over New Zealand in Auckland on ANZAC Day.
Victorian Institute of Sport Future Talent surfer, Xavier Huxtable, placed second at the Hydralite Sports Surf Series in Cronulla, finishing with a 13.80 heat total.
Then they will be joined by 4 other VIS athletes to participate in the NTC Challenge in Canberra; Jono Bretherton, Damon Steffens, Nathan Ephraums and Jayshaan Randhawa.
The Pistol Australia Nationals took place on 21 - 22 April, and Victorian Institute of Sport’s Sergei Evglevski finished first in the 25m Rapid Fire event with a new national qualification record and a new finals record.
Victorian Institute of Sport’s Oceana Mackenzie competed at the Sport Climbing Speed and Bouldering World Cup in Chongqing, China, making it to the A Qualification round.
Victorian Institute of Sport’s Hayley Wilson won the street skating ASF Championships at Bato Bay, NSW over the weekend.
VIS diver Anabelle Smith and partner Maddison Keeney finished third in the women’s 3m synchronised at the FINA Diving World Series event in Montreal, Canada.
Its international marathon season and what more of an appropriate topic than carb loading!