The Olympic champion became the first gymnast to land the double-twisting, double somersault move.
Both women were minors when the alleged abuse occurred.
For example, Leyva was asked by popular gymnastics post GymCastic host Jessica O'Beirne in a 2015 episode whether he felt
She's the first woman gymnast in a generation to win this many gold medals.
"It's hard to believe that a 14-year-old did such a thing," she says.
"If you’re going to tear me apart, tear apart my gymnastics."
Nadia Comaneci Three generations of Olympic gymnasts have partnered with Tide Pods for The Evolution of Power video to highlight
She's the first woman in 40 years to match such a feat.