Coach may have known about Nassar in 2011 - Aly Raisman

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In January, USA Gymnastics suspended Geddert, who worked with Nassar. She stood strong in her testimony against Nassar and explained the shift of power that was taking place.

The former sports doctor, Larry Nassar, last year pleaded guilty to molesting female athletes under the guise of medical treatment for almost 20 years and has been given two prison sentences in MI of 40 to 125 years and 40 to 175 years.

The event via Skype is on February 22 at 5 p.m.at the Point Park Center for Media Innovation at Point Park University.

"I can assure you that the FIG, following [IOC] President [Thomas] Bach's lead, is committed to doing everything possible within our remit to develop an environment of dignity and safety for the entire Gymnastics community", Watanabe said.

"I think this is an incredible opportunity to educate our parents and the community", she said.

The university announced Friday that Engler has submitted a request to the Office of the Provost to revoke Strampel's tenure, the first step in terminating his employment.

"We would talk about it amongst ourselves", Raisman told CNN Thursday.

Strampel took over as the College of Osteopathic Medicine's leader in 2002.


Strampel stepped down as dean in December 2017 for medical reasons but remained on the faculty. A faculty hearing committee will have to agree to remove Strampel's tenure before he can officially be terminated.

According to the Associated Press, campus police and the FBI interviewed both Strampel and Mukherji last March in search of answers as to why restrictions resulting from a 2014 Title IX investigation into allegations of Nassar's sexual misconduct were ignored - specifically the presence of a third party for all of his exams.

Cunningham said a punishment wasn't appropriate based on the crimes committed by Nassar and the anguish felt by families, adding, however, that it's wrong to "combat assault with assault". He allowed Nassar to resume seeing patients in July 2014, shortly after the Title IX investigation ended.

If the women didn't appear in court, she listed them by name.

Strampel has also been criticized for his email correspondence in 2016, when Nassar's serial abuse started to come to light. Strampel reportedly admitted to not following up or enforcing those restrictions.

Strampel is listed as a co-defendant in civil lawsuits related to Nassar's abuse. University officials said then he would no longer be dean but remains a faculty member.

Mr Geddert has retired since his time coaching the 2012 gymnastics team which included Ms Raisman, Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, and Jordyn Wieber - all of whom accused Nassar and/or gave victim impact statements at Nasser's sentencing trials.

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