Gold medalist Aly Raisman bashed USA Gymnastics for turning a blind eye to allegations in opposition to disgraced physician Larry Nassar, who reportedly wasn’t licensed to deal with athletes at their coaching facility.
“For thus lengthy, they put medals, repute and cash over the security of athletes,” Raisman mentioned Thursday on NBC Information’ “As we speak.” “They’ve been quiet this entire time.”
Raisman shamed the embattled group for letting Nassar deal with gymnasts on the Karolyi Ranch in Texas with out a medical license within the state.
“How is that doable?” Raisman mentioned. “He doesn’t have a medical license.”
Raisman mentioned she hasn’t been contacted by anybody from USA Gymnastics.
The state’s medical board confirmed Wednesday evening to the Dallas Morning Information that Nassar wasn’t licensed within the Lone Star State, which is a third-degree felony however hardly enforced.
Nassar obtained a 40- to 175-year sentence Wednesday after seven days of marathon testimony from his accusers. He’d pleaded responsible in 2017 to seven counts of sexual misconduct.
Raisman was a type of gymnasts who lambasted Nassar final Friday, throughout which she detailed how Nassar took benefit of her.
Nassar at one level begged Decide Rosemarie Aquilina to cease the testimony, which she denied.
Aquilina, at Nassar’s sentencing Thursday, learn a non-public letter the disgraced physician despatched her, wherein he argued his innocence.
“Hell hath no fury like a lady scorned,” he wrote the choose, who in flip mentioned he clearly wasn’t sorry.
“I don’t assume he understands. That’s why in my assertion I did name him out and say how dare you say that is onerous for you,” Raisman mentioned Thursday. “Think about how all of us really feel.
“He deserves to endure,” she continued. “It’s disgusting what occurred.”