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


According to, Raisman, 23, made the allegations in an interview for CBS' 60 Minutes that will air Sunday.

Another former Olympic gymnast, McKayla Maroney, said in October that she was one of the victims of the doctor, a revelation in the middle of the Weinstein affair. He pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual assault but did plead guilty to federal child pornography charges and is in jail awaiting a December 7 sentencing in that case. She isn't the first to accuse him either. Last month, McKayla Maroney, who won two medals at the 2012 Games as Raisman's teammate on the "Fierce Five", said Nassar molested her for years.

Larry Nassar is accused of multiple sexual abuse on gymnasts for almost 20 years.

"I am angry. I'm really upset because it's been..."

"I see these young girls that come up to me, and they ask for pictures or autographs, whatever it is ..." He was sacked by USA Gymnastics in 2015 after working with the organization since 1986 - he had been its national medical coordinator since 1996, the New York Times reported. More than 130 women, many of them former athletes, have filed civil lawsuits alleging that Nassar sexually abused them under the guise of treating them for hip, back, and other athletic injuries.

Raisman - a 2-time national team captain who won 6 gold medals - opened up about the allegations to "60 Minutes". saying she met with the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the '16 Rio Olympics. She claimed the abuse began when she was just 13, and she had been reluctant to speak out because she knew he was a renowned physician.

"I had a dream to go to the Olympics, and the things that I had to endure to get there, were unnecessary, and disgusting", Maroney wrote.

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It was commissioned by USA Gymnastics and conducted by Deborah Daniels, a former Federal prosecutor, who spent a significant portion of her career prosecuting child sexual offenders, and scrutinised the organisation's methods.