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Simone Biles leads abuse ‘cover-up’ at Senate hearing of Larry Nassar victims

olympic gymnast Simone Biles Broke down while making an emotional statement at the previous hearing of the U.S. Senate Team USA doctor Larry Nassarwas sentenced to prison for sexual assault.

Ms. Biles told the hearing, which evaluated the FBI’s handling of their investigations into Nassar, that Team USA and US Gymnastics were “not doing their job” to stop Nassar from sexually assaulting her and about 150 women.

In her keynote address to the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Olympic gymnast said:[T]The organizations created by Congress to look after and protect me as an athlete, the US Gymnastics and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, could not do their job.”

“I don’t want any other young gymnast, Olympic athlete or any other individual to go through the horrors that I and hundreds of others went through in the aftermath of the Larry Nasser abuse,” Ms Biles said.

“Larry Nasser and I also blame the entire system that made and perpetrates his abuse,” he concluded.

Her words preceded other statements by Maggie Nichols, Aly Raisman, and McKayla Maroney, and she criticized the FBI for failing to fully investigate allegations that the US Gymnasts’ former doctor abused her at the London 2012 Olympics.

“Not only did the FBI report my harassment, but when they documented my report 17 months later, they made completely false claims about what I said,” Ms Maroney said angrily.

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