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Maggie Nichols      

Subject of "Athlete A" documentary on Netflix, NCAA Champion Gymnast, Recipient of 2019 NCAA Inspiration Award, Sexual Assault Survivor

Maggie Nichols is an American collegiate artistic gymnast for the University of Oklahoma. She was the ninth NCAA gymnast to complete a Gym Slam, the first to do so for Oklahoma, and the first NCAA gymnast to have achieved it twice.

Previously, Nichols represented the United States in international competitions, including the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, where she won a gold medal with the American team and an individual bronze medal on floor exercise. At the USA Gymnastics National Championships, she was the bronze medalist in the all-around and on uneven bars and floor exercise in 2014 and the silver medalist in the all-around in 2015. Before a knee injury in early 2016, she was a contender for the U.S. women's gymnastics team at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

On December 13, 2018, it was announced that Nichols would receive the 2019 NCAA Inspiration Award for coming forward as "Athlete A" (the first to report former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar to USA Gymnastics) and publicly addressing the sexual abuse she endured. She was one of two recipients for 2019, alongside current NFL player Shaquem Griffin, who starred at UCF despite having only one hand.

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