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Five Trojans were named among the second class inducted into the Los Angeles City Section Sports Hall of Fame.  Led by four-time Olympic gold medalist Lenny Krayzelburg, the quintet features four Olympians and a legendary tennis coach.

Click here for the complete list including USC alums Krayzelburg, Quincy Watts, Kim Ruddins, Ron Lang and George Toley.

Krayzelburg is one of America's greatest backstrokers.  The Fairfax High School product won three gold medals and broke two Olympic records at the Sydney Games in 2000.

Watts first displayed his blinding speed at Taft High School in Woodland Hills, where he set the city record in the 100m (10.36).  At USC, he was converted into a 400m runner before setting an Olympic record en route to winning gold at Barcelona 1992.

Two volleyball players, Kim Ruddins and Ron Lang, represented USC and the USA in the Olympics after growing their roots at Westchester and Dorsey High Schools respectively.  Ruddins collected a silver medal at the 1984 Olympics in her native Los Angeles.

The late George Toley won 10 national championships as the head coach of USC men's tennis.  The Los Angeles High School alum was also a club pro at the Los Angeles Tennis Club for 25 years.
Watts-Q-93-Billy-Strickland-Allsport.jpg(Photo of Watts by Billy Strickland/Allsport)

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