Elizaveta Mereshko is a Ukrainian swimmer, champion and winner of the Summer Paralympic Games. Master of Sports of Ukraine of international class. At the age of 11, a girl due to a congenital anomaly of the spinal cord, with a lesion of the musculoskeletal system came to the swimming section in Kherson for the first time. Stella Benedyk, who became the most influential person in the athlete's career, became the girl's coach, she was moving then and is moving now on a wheelchair. In 2014, Elizaveta Mereshko broke into the European and then the world arena. At the continent's debut championship in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, the swimmer won 6 medals, four of which were gold. At the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Great Britain, Mereshko won five medals, and also set 2 world records, one of which no one has yet managed to beat (100 meters high). At the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Mereshko became the leader of the women's multi-medal standings. Elizabeth - Multiple champion and two-time silver medalist of Europe in 2014. Three-time champion and two-time silver medalist of the 2015 World Cup. Multiple champion (200 m breaststroke, 100 m freestyle, 400 m freestyle, 4x50 freestyle relay), two-time (100 m breaststroke, 50 m high) and bronze medalist (100 m backstroke) of the European Championship 2016 year.