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619 centimeters per minute is about one-twentieth as fast as Michael Phelps
In other words, it's 0.0531 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 18.829 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)
Setting a world record, Michael Phelps swam the 200 m freestyle in 1:42.96 for an average speed of 11,655 centimeters per minute. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics - more than all but eight of the competing nations.
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