Six time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman has revealed that she was one of the gymnasts who fell victim to disgraced team doctor Larry Nassar's sexual abuse.

Raisman's revelation came during an interview with CBS 60 Minutes which is set to air on Sunday.

The American gymnast, who was the team captain for the gold winning Olympic teams in 2012 and 2016, said that she spoke to the FBI investigators after the Rio Olympics about Nassar who started treating her at the age of 15.

“I am angry. I'm really upset,” Raisman told 60 Minutes. “I see these young girls that come up to me, and they ask for pictures or autographs, whatever it is - I just want to create change so that they never, ever have to go through this.”

The 23 year old gymnast urged people to stop asking 'why didn't the girls speak up'.

"Why not look at what about the culture? What did USA Gymnastics do, and Larry Nassar do, to manipulate these girls so much that they are so afraid to speak up?," she said.

The two time World champion wrote about the abuse in her memoir "Fierce" which will be released on November 14, 2017.

Nassar, who worked with USAG for almost 30 years, is in jail awaiting sentencing on child pornography charges and a trial on charges of sexual misconduct.

More than hundred women came forward accusing Nassar of sexually abusing them including 2000 Olympic bronze medalist Jamie dantzscher.

Raisman's teammate and Fierce Five member Mckayla Maroney joined MeToo last month and revealed that she was molested by Nassar.

Maroney alleged that the assault started when she was a 13 year old gymnast and only ended when she left the sport.

Written by Gigi Farid



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