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Olympic Gold Medalist Quincy Watts Joins USC Track Coaching Staff

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U.S. sprinters Quincy Watts (L) and Steve Lewis celebrate after finishing the men's 400m final at the '92 Barcelona Olympic Games. Watts won the gold medal, and Lewis captured the silver. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. sprinters Quincy Watts (L) and Steve Lewis celebrate after finishing the men’s 400m final at the ’92 Barcelona Olympic Games. Watts won the gold medal, and Lewis captured the silver. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

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   LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two-time Olympic gold medalist Quincy Watts has joined Southern California’s track and field coaching staff.

He will coach the sprinters.

Watts won gold in the 400-meter dash and 1,600 relay at the 1992 Barcelona Games. He was a two-time medalist at the world championships.

Watts was a four-year letterman at USC from 1989-92, winning the 400 at the 1992 NCAA championships.

He spent the last two seasons as the distance coach at Cal State Northridge.

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