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How fast is 62,000 centimeters per minute?
It's about as fast as Usain Bolt
The speed of Usain Bolt is about 61,800 centimeters per minute.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008) (a.k.a. Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D.) (sprinter; 1986-)
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It's about as fast as Michael Johnson
The speed of Michael Johnson is about 62,100 centimeters per minute.
(a.k.a. Michael Duane Johnson) (sprinter; 1967-) (at the Atlanta Olympics, 1996)
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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as fast as Flo-Jo
The speed of Flo-Jo is about 56,230 centimeters per minute.
(at the Seoul Olympics, 1998) (a.k.a. Florence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffith) (swimmer; 1959-1998)
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It's about one-and-one-third times as fast as Noah Ngeny
The speed of Noah Ngeny is about 45,470 centimeters per minute.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
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It's about one-and-a-half times as fast as a Bull
The speed of a Bull is about 40,000 centimeters per minute.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
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It's about three-fifths as fast as Secretariat
The speed of Secretariat is about 101,000 centimeters per minute.
(at Belmont Stakes, 1973)
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It's about half as fast as a Greyhound
The speed of a Greyhound is about 121,000 centimeters per minute.
(a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)
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It's about half as fast as a Gazelle
The speed of a Gazelle is about 100,000 centimeters per minute.
(for Thomson's Gazelle, a.k.a. Eudorcas thomsoni, a.k.a. "Tommie", a.k.a. "Tommy")
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It's about half as fast as a Hare
The speed of a Hare is about 100,000 centimeters per minute.
(for European Brown Hare, a.k.a. Brown Hare, a.k.a. Lepus europaeus, a.k.a. Brown Hare)
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It's about one-third as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball)
The speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is about 180,000 centimeters per minute.
(a.k.a. knuckler, a.k.a. floater, a.k.a. dancer, a.k.a. butterfly ball) (major league average)
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It's about one-third as fast as a Cheetah
The speed of a Cheetah is about 184,100 centimeters per minute.
(Acinonyx jubatus)
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It's about three-tenths as fast as a Hurricane
The speed of a Hurricane is about 199,000 centimeters per minute.
(formally: Topical cyclone; a.k.a. typhoon)
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It's about three-tenths as fast as a Curveball (baseball)
The speed of a Curveball (baseball) is about 200,000 centimeters per minute.
(a.k.a. hook, a.k.a. hammer, a.k.a. yakker) (major league average)
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It's about four times as fast as a Crocodile
The speed of a Crocodile is about 16,000 centimeters per minute.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
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It's about one-fourth as fast as a Fastball (baseball)
The speed of a Fastball (baseball) is about 250,000 centimeters per minute.
(a.k.a. rising fastball, a.k.a. cross-seam fastball, a.k.a. heater, a.k.a. hummer, a.k.a. smoker; for four-seam grip) (major league average)
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