Victorian Institute of Sport


Monday, 19 August 2019

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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.

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

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From Mansfield to the World

Mansfield local Hayley Wilson bought her first skateboard from The Reject Shop when she was eight years old, armed with a handful of pocket money from Mum, Catriona.

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Tokyo Test Event Squad Announced

Hockeyroos Head Coach Paul Gaudoin has named his 16-players for the official Tokyo Olympics Test Event to be held in the Japanese capital from 17-21 August 2019.

Monday, 12 August 2019

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S&C Traineeship 2019/2020

The VIS Strength and Conditioning Department offer an exciting opportunity for prospective S&C coaches seeking to gain valuable practical experience in preparing elite athletes and working alongside some of Australia’s leading S&C coaches.

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