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Elizaveta GORSHKOVA
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Russia   
GenderWomen
Born10 May 1990 in Makeyevka, URS
Height1.76 m
Weight 65 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Coach
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism: Moscow, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age six in Vorkuta, Russian Federation, and took up open water swimming at age 18 in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Sports School of Olympic Reserve No.23: Moscow, RUS
International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Balatonfüred, HUN
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching movies, dancing, photography, travel. (Athlete, 17 Aug 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing first in the 800m freestyle at the 2010 World Cup short course event in Moscow, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 17 Aug 2017)
Hero / Idol
Russian open water swimmer Ekaterina Seliverstova. (Athlete, 22 Jun 2015)
Injuries
An injury forced her to withdraw from the 2017 World Military Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Athlete, 28 Oct 2017)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 17 Aug 2017)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In 2018 she retired from the sport. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)

 Competition Highlights
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2010 Eindhoven, NED 800m Freestyle 8:28.46
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2013 Moscow, RUS 800m Freestyle 8:35.95
6 2013 Moscow, RUS 400m Freestyle 4:13.33
3 2012 Moscow, RUS 800m Freestyle 8:29.45
1 2010 Moscow, RUS 800m Freestyle 8:29.42
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
17 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 57:06.2
11 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 1:58:24.3
8 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km - Team Time Trial 56:08.7
13 2011 Shanghai, CHN 5km 1:00:50.4
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
12 2014 Berlin, GER 10km 2:00:39.0
14 2014 Berlin, GER 5 km 1:01:12.1
13 2012 Piombino, ITA 10km 2:13:39.0
7 2012 Piombino, ITA 5 km 1:03:12.8
9 2011 Eilat, ISR 10km 2:00:29.5
8 2011 Eilat, ISR 5 km 58:11.8
10 2010 Balatonfüred, HUN 25km 5:50:45.0
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
17 2015 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 2:08:58.4
15 2012 Eilat, ISR 10km 2:02:48.60
8 2012 Viedma, ARG 10km 2:02:23
8 2009 Copenhagen, DEN 10km 2:06:17