|Born||12 October 1995|
Jessica Hogg (born 12 October 1995)is a Welsh artistic gymnast.
Hogg competed in the 2010 Youth Olympics.She won a bronze medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in the team event. She has also won medals at the Northern European Gymnastic Championships with two silver medals in 2011 in the team and vault events and three gold medals in 2012 in the team, balance beam and floor events.
Artistic gymnastics is a discipline of gymnastics in which athletes perform short routines on different apparatuses, with less time for vaulting. The sport is governed by the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG), which designs the code of points and regulates all aspects of international elite competition. Within individual countries, gymnastics is regulated by national federations, such as Gymnastics Canada, British Gymnastics, and USA Gymnastics. Artistic gymnastics is a popular spectator sport at many competitions, including the Summer Olympic Games.
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