Gold medalist Aly Raisman says U.S. national team doctor sexually abused her

Aly Raisman Team USA Doctor Abused Me Too

- Aly Raisman, a six-time Olympic medalist in gymnastics and a two-time national team captain, said she was sexually abused by former Michigan State and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, CBS News reported.

According to ESPN, over 140 women are suing Nassar, and Raisman admitted the situation makes her angry.

Raisman, 23, is the second of five female US gymnasts who became known as the "Fierce Five" en route to winning team gold at the London Olympics in 2012 to allege that she was sexually abused by Nassar.

One of the most talented and decorated female gymnasts in the history of the sport has come forward claiming she was sexually abused by the U.S. team doctor.

Nassar is now in jail after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.

Before Raisman came forward to say she was one of Nassar's victims, she spoke to the Associated Press about how he was able to operate for so long.

"Why are we looking at 'Why didn't the girls speak up?' - why not look at 'What about the culture?'" Aly says to Dr. Jon LaPook in a clip from the interview, which will air on Sunday night. She also pointed out that USA Gymnastics had failed to reach out to athletes, both current and former, and offer them services like counseling. More than 130 women have filed lawsuits claiming sexual abuse by Nassar during his time with the United States of America gymnastics team.

As the wave of alleged sexual harassment cases and assaults continue, it's clear that no industry or workplace will be left untouched.

"I am angry", she told 60 minutes.

Raisman told "60 Minutes" that she spoke to FBI investigators after serving as national team captain at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He spent almost 30 years as an osteopath with the USA Gymnastics program.

"Last month, under the "#MeToo" hashtag, McKayla Maroney said Nassar sexually abused her under the guise of providing "medically necessary treatment".

Raisman's accusations come less than a month after fellow gymnast McKayla Maroney also accused Nassar of sexually abusing her. Nassar, an osteopath, worked for the women's gymnastics national team for almost 30 years. "And I think, it just disgusts me he was a doctor".

At the time, she declined to speak about her personal experiences with Nassar, instead asking that people focus on the overall scandal. Wherever there is a position of power, there seems to be potential for abuse. It added USA Gymnastics wants to "work with Aly and all interested athletes to keep athletes safe".

"USA Gymnastics is very sorry that any athlete has been harmed", the organization said in a statement.

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