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Tue Jan 16, 2018, 03:20 AM

Simone Biles claims she, too, was abused by Larry Nassar

Source: Boston Globe

Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles, who won four gold medals at the 2016 Olympics, has joined a list of high-profile gymnasts including six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman, 2012 all-around champion Gabby Douglas, and two-time medalist McKayla Maroney who have accused Larry Nassar of sexual misconduct.

Biles released a statement via Twitter outlining that abuse.

Feelings... #MeToo pic.twitter.com/ICiu0FCa0n
Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) January 15, 2018

Nassar, who spent more than two decades as a physician at USA Gymnastics while also working at Michigan State University, has admitted sexually assaulting gymnasts, possessing child pornography and molesting girls who sought medical treatment. He was sentenced in December to 60 years in federal prison for possessing child pornography and is facing another 40 to 125 years in prison after pleading guilty to assaulting seven girls.

Read more: http://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/2018/01/15/simone-biles-steps-and-claims-she-too-was-abused-larry-nassar/2AiPovRMlYlJU3HvhHuXkJ/story.html?s_campaign=bostonglobe%3Asocialflow%3Atwitter




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