Samuel Matete

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Birthday
27, 1968
Birthplace
Zambia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1968 (age 51)
Birthplace
Zambia

About

Hurdler who took home an Olympic silver medal in the 400 meters at the 1996 Atlanta Games. He was known for his fast finish in his races.

Before Fame

He made his competitive international debut with a fifth place finish at the 1988 World Junior Championships.

Trivia

He set an African record with a time of 47.1 seconds in 1991.

Family Life

He and his siblings were raised in Chingola, Zambia.

Associated With

He won an Olympic silver medal at the 1996 Olympics, which was also true for sprinter Roger Black .