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Axenov, Keszthelyi Kazan 2015 top scorers

In the aftermath of the 2015 FINA World Championships it was confirmed that Kazakhstan's Alexandr Axenov and Rita Keszthelyi from Hungary are the tournament highest goal-scorers, for the men and women respectively. Kazakhstan finished in 11th place but saw Axenov scoring a tournament-high 22 goals for his team. Aussie Shark Aaron Younger finished second scoring 19. Keszthelyi meanwhile, ranked 9th with the Hungarian team, topped the women's scorers list with 21 hits. China's lefthander Zihan Zhao came in second place netting 19 shots.

2015 World Championships
Kazan (RUS)

Leading Scorers


MEN

1. Alexandr Axenov (KAZ) - 22 goals
2. Aaron Younger (AUS) - 19
3. Denes Varga (HUN) - 18
4. Tony Azevedo (USA) - 15
5. Ioannis Fountoulis (GRE) - 14
5. Balazs Harai (HUN) - 14
5. Koji Takei (JPN) - 14
8. Mladjan Janovic (MNE) - 13
8. Felipe Perrone (BRA) - 13
10. Bret Bonanni (USA) - 12
10. Sergey Gubarev (KAZ) - 12
10. Josip Vrlic (BRA) - 12
10. German Yañez (ARG) - 12

WOMEN


1. Rita Keszthelyi (HUN) - 21 goals
2. Zihan Zhao (CHN) - 19
3. Rachel Fattal (USA) - 18
3. Guannan Niu (CHN) - 18
5. Izabella Chiappini (BRA) - 17
6. Monika Eggens (CAN) - 16
7. Evgeniya Ivanova (RUS) - 15
8. Barbara Bujka (HUN) - 14
8. Yasemin Smit (NED) - 14
8. Roser Tarrago (ESP) - 14

Top photo: Alexandr Axenov (blue cap) about to score one of his twenty-two goals for Kazakhstan, in the game versus South Africa.

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