Watch: Jacob Moore accuses Larry Nassar of sexual abuse

A Michigan gymnast became the first man to accuse Larry Nassar of sexual abuse on Monday (5 March). Photograph:( AP )

WION Web Team USA Mar 06, 2018, 10.08 AM (IST)

The disgraced former national team doctor, Larry Nassar was sentenced to a total of 175 years in prison in a Michigan courtroom for sexually abusing young female gymnasts.

Now, a male gymnast, Jacob Moore has accused Larry Nassar of sexual abuse, he became the first male to file charges against Larry Nassar.

Jacob Moore is a gymnast at the University of Michigan, he also said other potential male victim's to know, they are not alone. His sister was one of more than 100 women to read a victim impact statement against Nassar.

Moore told in a press conference that he went to Larry to get his shoulder injury treated two years ago when he was 16.

Nassar treated the injury with acupuncture to not just the shoulder but his pubic area as well. At one point he pulled down Moore's pants and showed an underaged female gymnast his genitals.

Moore is joining the lawsuit against not just Nassar but Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics.