NSWIS News

Eight swimmers named in 2019 World Championship Para Team

Posted on April 16, 2019 by

The 2019 World Championship Para Team has been announced and eight athletes from the NSW Institute of Sport have been named.

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Merchant claims Para-Archery silver in Dubai

Posted on April 16, 2019 by

Peter Merchant has claimed a Silver medal in the Men’s Compound final at the Fazza Para-Archery World Ranking Tournament in Dubai.

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Relay representation for NSWIS athletes

Posted on April 16, 2019 by

Athletics Australia have announced their six squads for the 2019 IAAF World Relay Championships to be held in Yokohama Japan on May 10 and 11.

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Gold for Wu as NSWIS divers put on strong showing

Posted on April 15, 2019 by

The third FINA Grand Prix event concluded on the weekend in Mission Viejo, USA with NSWIS athletes Melissa Wu and Esther Qin featuring prominently.

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Swimmer Timothy Hodge breaks world record on national stage

Posted on April 10, 2019 by

After powering through and taking the top honour in the Men’s 100m Backstroke Multi-Class event on night two, Timothy Hodge (S9) set the pool alight on Tuesday evening at the 2019 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships.

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NSWIS athletes help launch new program for mental health with AIS & Lifeline

Posted on April 10, 2019 by

Five NSWIS Scholarship Holders join the 21 athletes from 13 sports have been selected to be the inaugural Lifeline Community Custodians, a program with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) that will see athletes become advocates for mental health and positive community spirit.

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Commonwealth record for Matt Wilson in 200m Breaststroke

Posted on April 9, 2019 by

Spectators witnessed another sublime swim by Matthew Wilson in the Men’s 200m Breaststroke at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre on night two of the 2019 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships.

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VIDEO | Solving remote coaching for equestrian athletes

Posted on April 8, 2019 by

Connecting athletes with their coaches should be simple. But for equestrian athletes in Australia who have overseas coaches, it can often prove difficult.

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Athlete & coach duos winners at 2019 Athletics Australia Gala Dinner

Posted on April 8, 2019 by

Two NSWIS athletes and their coaches have been honoured at the 2019 Athletics Australia Gala Dinner following the completion of the Australian Track & Field Championships in Sydney.

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Esther Qin springs to silvers at Diving Grand Prix

Posted on April 8, 2019 by

NSW Institute of Sport diver and Olympian Esther Qin has placed second in the Women’s 3m Springboard at the latest FINA Diving Grand Prix.

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