Samuel Matete (born 27 July 1968 in Chingola) is a retired male track and field athlete from Zambia, who competed mainly in 400 metres hurdles. Noted for his exceptionally fast finish, he was one of the world's leading hurdlers in the early 1990s, and became the first Zambian track and field world champion in 1991. This was the first time that an African athlete had won that event. He represented Zambia in the 400 m hurdles on four occasions (1988 to 2000) and was the silver medallist at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
|1996 Atlanta||400 m hurdles|
|1991 Tokyo||400 m hurdles|
|1993 Stuttgart||400 m hurdles|
|1995 Gothenburg||400 m hurdles|
| Men's 400 m Hurdles Best Year Performance
| Flagbearer for Zambia