Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman says she was abused by Larry Nassar

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman looks on before throwing out a ceremonial first pitch before a game against the Kansas City Royals

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman says she was abused by Larry Nassar

The former Michigan State doctor, who was sacked by USA Gymnastics in 2015, was previously accused of sexual misconduct by Raisman's fellow Fierce Five member McKayla Maroney and Sydney bronze medalist Jamie Dantzscher. When I see these young girls that come up to me and they ask for pictures or autographs, whatever it is, I just ...

Aly Raisman won two silver medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics as well as team gold.

Three former members of the national team then accused Dr. Nassar of sexual abuse.

He has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges and could face life in prison if he is convicted of the 22 criminal sexual conduct charges he is facing. Her teammate McKayla Morony also spoke about the abuse she endured back in October. 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. Raisman said that she spoke to FBI investigators after the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, but the Indianapolis Star later reported that USA Gymnastics didn't report sexual abuse allegations until the athlete or a parent did so. 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.

In a preview for the 60 Minutes interview, Raisman, who is now 23, does not detail the alleged sexual abuse by Nassar, but said she was first treated by him when she was 15-years old. According to them, the osteopathic doctor was comforted by the particular environment of high-level gymnastics, where complaints and signs of injury could endanger Olympic dreams.

More than 130 women have filed lawsuits against Nassar, saying he sexually abused them as he worked with the USA gymnastics team for more than two decades.

"I thought I was going to die that night", Maroney said.

In a statement to 60 Minutes, USA Gymnastics said it has made major changes since the Nassar scandal broke.

"Why are we looking at why didn't the girls speak up?" she said. Via a statement to 60 Minutes, USA Gymnastics said it was "very sorry that any athlete has been harmed" and that "we want to work with Aly and all interested athletes to keep athletes safe".

They told 60 Minutes USA Gymnastics has since adopted a "safe sport policy" that requires mandatory reporting of suspicions of sexual abuse.

"Dr. Nassar is no longer affiliated with USA Gymnastics".

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