Maggie Nichols #MeToo

Maggie Nichols, a member of the 2015 World Championships gold medal-winning team and now an NCAA champion at Oklahoma, said in a statement to SCNG that she was sexually abused by Nassar during a U.S. national team camp in 2015 at the remote Texas ranch owned by U.S. national team directors Bela and Martha Karolyi, a U.S. Olympic Committee Training Site, and elsewhere.

“Up until now, I was identified as Athlete A by USA gymnastics, the US Olympic Committee and Michigan State University,” Nichols said. “I want everyone to know that he did not do this to Athlete A, he did it to Maggie Nichols.” …

Maggie Nichols, first Nassar whistle-blower, goes public

Maggie is the first known gymnast to tell USA Gymnastics chief executive Steve Penny and other top officials.

Why were they so slow to react after that first complaint?

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Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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