Simone Biles blames system for enabling abuse – BBC News

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Elite US gymnast Simone Biles has testified before the Senate about abuse she suffered at the hands of disgraced former team doctor, Larry Nassar.

Former teammates Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney also appeared before the committee, along with FBI Director Christopher Wray.

The committee is examining shortcomings in the FBI’s investigation into Nassar, later convicted of sexually abusing girls.

He is serving a life sentence in jail.

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