NANJING, China (CBS) – A young Newton diver won a bronze medal Wednesday at the Youth Olympic Games.

Gracia Leydon Mahoney, an 18-year-old Newton North High School graduate, teamed with Pylyp Tkachenko, of Ukraine, to earn 354 points in the pair’s six dives, according to USA Diving.

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On Monday, Leydon Mahoney also placed fourth the individual women’s 3-meter event and eighth in the 10-meter event.

She is only one of  two Americans competing in the Youth Olympic Games.

The competition teamed male divers with female divers based on results from prior Games rounds.

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Leydon Mahoney scored 42 points on a front 1 1/2 pike dive from 10-meters. On the 3-meter dive, she scored 58.8  points with a 2 1/2 tuck dive. She scored 63 points on a reverse 2 ½ tuck dive.

Tkachenko performed two 10-meter dives. He scored 48 points on an armstand front somersault dive and 64 points on an inward 3 ½ tuck dive. Also, on his 3-meter dive, he scored 78.2 points on a front 2 ½ dive with two twists.

Leyond Mahoney plans to attend college and continue diving at Stanford University this fall. She is hoping to make the 2016 Olympics team.

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