Aly Raisman suing US Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics over sexual abuse

Tom Schad

 |  USA TODAY

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is suing the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics in a California court, alleging that the USOC “was aware, at the highest levels of its organization” that former team doctor Larry Nassar sexually abused U.S. gymnasts.

Raisman filed the lawsuit in Santa Clara Superior Court on Wednesday, according to online court records. The 23-year-old is one of the more than 260 women and girls who have publicly accused Nassar of sexual abuse, and she has called for an independent investigation of the USOC and USA Gymnastics. 

In a statement released by her attorney’s office Friday, Raisman said she could not “wait any longer for these organizations to do the right thing.”

“My highest

Article source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/2018/03/02/aly-raisman-suing-u-s-olympic-committee-usa-gymnastics-sexual-abuse-larry-nassar/388084002/

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