Gymnast Aly Raisman Sues US Olympic Committee Over Nassar Scandal

Aly Raisman is determined to fight for justice

Aly Raisman is determined to fight for justice

Raisman harshly criticized the USOC when she spoke at Nassar's sentencing hearing in January. Meanwhile, Nassar continued to treat - and abuse - patients in MI. Three individuals also were charged including Larry Nassar, the disgraced doctor who accepted a plea deal from prosecutors and was sentenced from 40 to 175 years in prison in a MI court. "I'm not sure how my brother's shoulder is connected to his balls (BLEEP)", she said.

Jacob Moore was named as a plaintiff Wednesday in a federal suit filed by hundreds of women and girls against Michigan State University, USA Gymnastics and others.

According to the suit, another female gymnast - a minor at the time - entered the basement, Nassar pulled down Moore's trousers and exposed his genitalia to the female.

A gymnast on Wednesday became the first known male to file a sex abuse lawsuit against disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, court records show. Ultimately, Nassar got what amounts to a life sentence.

Raisman said the USOC and USA Gymnastics allowed Nassar to continue abusing athletes by not telling the university about the conduct that led them to fire him.

Raisman is taking a stand
Raisman is taking a stand

We stand with Raisman and all these other courageous young women who have come forward and are seeking to make positive changes to the sport they love.

Victim and Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman speaks at the sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar, (R) a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty in November 2017 to sexual assault charges, in Lansing, Michigan, U.S., January 19, 2018. She battled shame, guilt and depression in the aftermath, Raisman said.

The USOC has been engulfed by the scandal surrounding Larry Nassar, onetime USA Gymnastics doctor, convicted of sexually assaulting minors. He is also serving a 60-year federal term for child pornography convictions.

'A simple fact is this: If USA Gymnastics and the US Olympic Committee had followed their own bylaws, policies and procedures created to protect children from sexual abuse Ms Raisman never would have met him, never would have been "treated" by him and never would have been molested by him, ' John Manly said. The Lansing State Journal, part of the USA TODAY Network, reported past year that more than a half dozen women or girls raised concerns about Nassar's actions to coaches, trainers, police or university officials between 1997 and 2015.

Earlier this week, the US Olympic Committee said its CEO Scott Blackmun is stepping down. Several others gymnasts and the daughter of Nassar's former family friends have detailed in interviews and in court statements that Nassar abused them in his basement.

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