|Born||October 12, 1968|
|Playing style||Right-handed shakehand grip|
|Disability class||8 (formerly 7 and 9)|
|Highest ranking||1 (July 2007)|
|Current ranking||2 (February 2020)|
|Height||168 cm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||69 kg (152 lb)|
Thu Kamkasomphou (Lao : ທູ ຄຳຄະຊົມພູ, born October 12, 1968 ) is a Laotian -French para table tennis player. She has won eight Paralympic medals for France.
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She has polyarteritis nodosa.
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