Aussie Stingers can only hope for 5th after losing to Hungary

THE Aussie women are out of medal contention at the FINA World League Super Finals in Beijing.

Stingers lost 17-16 to Hungary in a quarter-final penalty shootout.

The World League is the year's main lead-in tournament to July's FINA World Championships in Barcelona - the best Australia can now hope for in Beijing is fifth place.