Former national team gymnast Martha Károlyi and her husband Bela tell NBC that they have failed to recognize the abusive behavior of a former national team doctor who has been in jail for decades
Martha Károlyi led the national team 15 years ago Resigned after the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. She tells Savannah Guthrie in no way that she suspected Larry Nassar was sexually abusing athletes.
The Karolyis spoke as part of a Dateline NBC Special aired on Sunday. It takes a look at the revelations of Nassar's years of abuse against hundreds of former athletes, including several members of the US Olympic team.
The Karolyis were named in several civil cases against Nassar and Co as co-defendants USA Gymnastics. Several victims, including two-time Olympic champion McKayla Maroney, said they had been mistreated at Karolyi Ranch near Houston. The ranch served as the training camp for the USA gymnastics during most of Martha Karolyi's tenure.
Nassar spent nearly three decades at USA gymnastics before being fired in 201