|Cambodia at the|
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|Asian Games appearances (overview)|
Cambodia first competed at the Asian Games in 1954.
2014 Asian Games
Cambodia won its first-ever Asian Games gold medal after 44 years of await. Bringing hope to the nation after Sorn Seavmey, age 19 won the title competing in Taekwondo for Women’s under 73 kg.
|Sorn Seavmey||Taekwondo||Women's Middleweight(−73kg)||2014 October 3|
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