Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney says team doctor molested her

Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney came forward as a victim of a convicted sex offender — the former USA Gymnastics doctor accused of molesting dozens of athletes.

Maroney on Wednesday named Dr. Larry Nassar as her repeat abuser in a statement spawned by the “Me too” movement, which encouraged women to identify themselves as victims of harassment and sexual assault.

The molestations began at a Texas training camp when she was just 13-years-old, the gymnast said.

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McKayla Maroney of the U.S. gestures after competing in the vault during the women's gymnastics qualification in the North Greenwich Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT GYMNASTICS)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: (L-R) Members of the Olympic gold medal-winning U.S. Women's Gymnastics team Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney, Jordyn Wieber and Kyla Ross attend The Cinema Society with Circa and Alice & Olivia screening of 'Sparkle' After Party at the Soho Grand Hotel on August 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Kyla Ross, Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber of the 2012 U.S. Women's Gymnastics Olympic Gold Medal Team ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on August 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Kyla Ross, McKayla Maroney, Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas on August 9, 2012 -- (Photo by: Warrick Page/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney arrives to light The Empire State Building on August 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images)
US gymnast Mckayla Maroney (C), Alexandra Raisman (R) and Kyla Ross (L) react during the women's team of the artistic gymnastics event of the London Olympic Games on July 31, 2012 at the 02 North Greenwich Arena in London. Team US won gold, Team Russia took silver and Team Romania got bronze. AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/GettyImages)
US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas (C), Mckayla Maroney (2D-R), Alexandra Raisman (R) and Kyla Ross (3D-R) celebrate winning gold in the women's team of the artistic gymnastics event of the London Olympic Games on July 31, 2012 at the 02 North Greenwich Arena in London. Team US won gold, Team Russia took silver and Team Romania got bronze. AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/GettyImages)
McKayla Maroney of the United States lept off the vault apparatus apparatus during women's team gymnastics finals at North Greenwich Arena during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England, Tuesday, July 31, 2012. The United States won the gold medal in the event. (David Eulitt/Kansas City Star/MCT via Getty Images)
The United States women's gymnastics team of (center podium, left to right) Jordyn Wieber, Gabrielle Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Alexandra Raisman (partially obscured) and Kyla Ross listened to the National Anthem during victory ceremonies at North Greenwich Arena during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England, Tuesday, July 31, 2012. (David Eulitt/Kansas City Star/MCT via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 23: (L-R) Jordyn Wieber, McKayla Maroney, Kyla Ross, Alexandra Raisman, and Gabrielle Douglas of the United States listen to Martha Karolyi, the team coordinator during training sessions for artistic gymnastics ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Training Academy on July 23, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
DALLAS, TX - MAY 14: Gymnast, McKayla Maroney, poses for a portrait during the 2012 Team USA Media Summit on May 14, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
DALLAS, TX - MAY 14: Gymnast, McKayla Maroney, poses for a portrait during the 2012 Team USA Media Summit on May 14, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - JULY 01: McKayla Maroney during practice before the start of day 4 of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team Trials at HP Pavilion on July 1, 2012 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
LONDON - JULY 31: (From 3D-L) US gymnasts Gabrielle Douglas, Mckayla Maroney, Alexandra Raisman, coach John Geddert, Jordyn Wieber and Kyla Ross celebrate winning gold in the women's team of the artistic gymnastics event of the London Olympic Games on July 31, 2012 at the 02 North Greenwich Arena in London. Team US won gold, Team Russia took silver and Team Romania got bronze. (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - JUNE 29: McKayla Maroney competes on the uneven bars during day 2 of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team Trials at HP Pavilion on June 29, 2012 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - JUNE 29: McKayla Maroney competes on the uneven bars during day 2 of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team Trials at HP Pavilion on June 29, 2012 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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“I seemed whenever and wherever this man could find the chance, I was ‘treated,’” Maroney wrote. “It happened in London befor emy team and I won the gold medal, and it happened before I won my Silver.”

The worst of the abuse took place during the 2011 world gymnastics championships in Tokyo.

She said Nassar gave her a sleeping pill on a flight to Tokyo and she woke up in his hotel room, once again “getting a ‘treatment.’”

“I thought I was going to die that night,” she wrote.

Maroney, now 21, said her Olympic victories were marred by his abuse.

Nassar pleaded guilty to child porn possession in July and is awaiting trial in three cases alleging that he sexually molested nine girls, including nine gymnasts seeking treatment for injuries.

He has pleaded not guilty to those accusations, and his attorney said Nassar intends to proceed to trial in December. 

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