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How fast is 1,030 centimeters per second?
It's about as fast as Usain Bolt
The speed of Usain Bolt is about 1,030 centimeters per second.
(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 1,035 centimeters per second.
(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 937.20 centimeters per second.
(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 757.80 centimeters per second.
(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 670 centimeters per second.
(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 1,680 centimeters per second.
(at Belmont Stakes, 1973)
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It's about half as fast as a Greyhound
The speed of a Greyhound is about 2,010 centimeters per second.
(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 2,000 centimeters per second.
(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 2,000 centimeters per second.
(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 3,000 centimeters per second.
(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 3,069 centimeters per second.
(Acinonyx jubatus)
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It's about three-tenths as fast as a Hurricane
The speed of a Hurricane is about 3,310 centimeters per second.
(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 3,400 centimeters per second.
(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 270 centimeters per second.
(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 4,100 centimeters per second.
(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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