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The first time USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar examined Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney, she said, he sexually abused her.

Victoria Carlson, who was a high school gymnast when she was treated by Nassar in 2012 at the MSU Sports Medicine Clinic.

In a timeline submitted to a congressional committee investigating the scandal, the organization said it was told in mid-June 2015 of an athlete "uncomfortable" with Nassar's treatment but that it was not until late July that it made a decision to notify law enforcement "with concerns of potential sexual misconduct".

In 1996, Nassar was hired by MSU as a faculty member, and in the same year, he became team doctor for the Olympic women's gymnastics team.

The deposition was included in a February 14 letter to two US senators from John Manly, an attorney representing Nassar victims in a lawsuit that seeks monetary damages and court oversight of USA Gymnastics. They have been named in lawsuits. "We are very sorry that any athlete has been hurt by the horrific actions of Larry Nassar", the organization said. "All they cared about was money, medals and it didn't seem like anything else", Maroney said.

Maroney told Guthrie that Nassar groomed her by bringing her food ― a show of affection in a sport that consistently starves its athletes.

Nassar pleaded guilty to molesting the female athletes under the cover of medical treatment and was sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography charges back in 2017.

The Olympic Committee, which claims to not have known about the abuse before June 2015, has apologized to the victims and announced reforms to ensure the protection of athletes. Interim Michigan State University President John Engler said Friday that he regrets the school's response to a woman filing a federal rape lawsuit against the university.

"USA Gymnastics recognizes the courage displayed by Jordyn Wieber and others who have shared their experiences with abuse. Larry Nassar is a good guy'".

The same day, seven women filed lawsuits against MSU, USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic Committee, alleging Nassar abused them.

"I would cringe at how uncomfortable it felt". She also served twice as the interim director of the School of Hospitality Business. Wieber is expected to be among several witnesses to speak.

"I at times question if my gymnastics career was really even worth it", she said while speaking to the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, according to the Associated Press.

Maroney also said that the sexual abuses at the hands of the doctor continued every time she had to see him. "Because of the stuff I'm dealing with now. It's always three steps forward, two steps back".

Lorincz said she was "saddened but not surprised" by Viventi's email.

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