Hem Lumphat

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHem•Lumphat
Used nameHem•Lumphat
Name orderOriental
Born4 December 1976 in Phnom Penh (CAM)
Died15 July 2020 in Phnom Penh (CAM)
NOC Cambodia


Hem Lumphat swam for Cambodia at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He was from a family of swimmers, as his sister, Hem Raksmey, also competed at Atlanta. Another sister, Hem Kiry, competed at the 2000 and 2004 Olympics, and a brother, Hem Thon Ponloeu, swam at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Their father, Hem Thon, had swum at the 1959 and 1962 Southeast Asian Peninsula Games.

Hem Lumphat’s daughter, Hem Thon Vitiny, later swam at the 2008, 2012, and 2016 Olympics. Hem Lumphat became coach of the Cambodian National Swim Team.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) CAM Hem Lumphat
200 metres Individual Medley, Men (Olympic) DQ

Olympic family relations