Pareja named Championship MVP

The women's water polo tournament of the 15th FINA World Championships here in Barcelona, Spain was not closed by the handover of the medals, but also by some individual titles. Spain's top player Jennifer Pareja was named Most Valuable Player, her teammate Laura Ester received the trophy for Best Goalkeeper. Dutch player Lieke Klassen scored 25 goals in seven matches, leading the scorers list. All three players received the awards for the first time in their careers. A Media All Star team was announced as well.

15th FINA World Championships 2013 in Barcelona, Spain
Women’s Media All Star Team

1. Laura Ester (ESP) – goalkeeper
2. Barbara Bujka (HUN) – centre forward
3. Lieke Klaassen (NED)
4. Jennifer Pareja (ESP)
5. Rowena Webster (AUS)
6. Ekaterina Prokofyeva (RUS)
7. Rita Keszthelyi (HUN)
Tournament Awards
Highest goal-scorer: Lieke Klaassen (NED) – 25 goals
Tournament MVP: Jennifer Pareja (ESP)
Best goalkeeper: Laura Ester (ESP) 

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