|— Gymnast —|
|Full name||Liubov Paradieva Sereda|
|Country represented||Soviet Union|
0 December 1945 |
|Head coach(es)||Maria Lisitzian|
|Assistant coach(es)||Nina Silaeva|
Sereda was born in Grozny, Republic of Chechnya. As a child she wanted to be a ballerina, she started gymnastics at age 10 years old, she and her coach Silaeva later moved to Kiev to train in rhythmic gymnastics.
She was a four time USSR Cup champion. Sereda competed in her first World championship at the 1967 Worlds in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was the favorite to win the All-around gold where she was leading the first three rotations until a drop from the last apparatus in rope placed her in third, she won the bronze in All-around behind East German Ute Lehmann with teammate Elena Karpuchina taking the gold medal. She won the Freehands
At the 1969 World Championships in Varna, she shared the silver with Bulgarian Neshka Robeva and teammate Galima Shugurova. She won the silver in ball and bronze medal in rope and hoop final. At the end of her sporting career, she briefly took up as a coach, she taught at the Kiev Institute of Physical Education as an English teacher. In 1990, Sereda relocated to Moscow, Russia where she is working in a Moscow Sports School.