The Oklahoman OpinionsUniversity of Oklahoma sophomore Maggie Nichols has won gymnastics titles on the world stage. Those accomplishments pale in comparison with what she did this week.
Nichols, 20, publicly acknowledged Tuesday that she was the victim of sexual abuse by the former team doctor for USA Gymnastics, Larry Nassar.
“I am making the decision to tell my traumatic story and hope to join forces with my friends and teammates to bring about true change,” Nichols said.
An elite-level gymnast since age 13, Nichols said she was treated by Nassar for an elbow injury at about that time, without incident.Read more on NewsOK.com
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