Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney claims sexual abuse by Nassar

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(WLNS) – Olympic gold medal gymnast McKayla Maroney has come forward and is claiming she was sexually assaulted by former MSU gymnastic and USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.

Maroney, 21, tweeted #MeToo, joining thousands of women who are speaking out about sexual abuse.

The gymnast wrote a letter detailing how she was abused by Nassar beginning when she was 13 years old and continuing until she left the sport.

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Nassar has been accused of assaulting at least 140 girls and women.

He is awaiting sentencing on federal charges.

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