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How fast is 38,300 centimeters per second?

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It's about twenty times as fast as a Hare
In other words, the speed of a Hare is 0.05 times 38,300 centimeters per second.
(for European Brown Hare, a.k.a. Brown Hare, a.k.a. Lepus europaeus, a.k.a. Brown Hare)
The European Hare can run at speeds of up to 2,000 centimeters per second. While speed is a factor in their escapes, hares evade their chief predators — wolves, foxes, and golden eagles — by fleeing in a zigzag pattern.
It's about one-twentieth as fast as The Space Shuttle
In other words, 38,300 centimeters per second is 0.04946 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 20.2180 times that amount.
(Orbiter vehicle velocity)
The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 774,360 centimeters per second. During liftoff, the space shuttle accelerates to orbital speed in 8.5 minutes, consuming over 1.59 million kg (3.51 million lbs) of propellant in the process.
It's about twenty times as fast as Secretariat
In other words, 38,300 centimeters per second is 22.80 times the speed of Secretariat, and the speed of Secretariat is 0.0439 times that amount.
(at Belmont Stakes, 1973)
Setting a record finish, Secretariat ran the Belmont Stakes — a 12 furlong race length — in 2:24, for an average speed of 1,680 centimeters per second in 1973. His margin of victory in the race, also a record-setter, was 31 lengths.
It's about forty times as fast as Michael Johnson
In other words, the speed of Michael Johnson is 0.02703 times 38,300 centimeters per second.
(a.k.a. Michael Duane Johnson) (sprinter; 1967-) (at the Atlanta Olympics, 1996)
Setting a record that stood for 12 years, Michael Johnson ran a 200 m in 0:19.32 for an average speed of 1,035 centimeters per second at the 1996 Olympics. Johnson was nicknamed "the Man with the Golden shoes" in recognition of the custom footwear worn during these races — a pair of Nikes with a left size of 10.5 and a right size of 11.
It's about forty times as fast as Usain Bolt
In other words, 38,300 centimeters per second is 37.20 times the speed of Usain Bolt, and the speed of Usain Bolt is 0.0269 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008) (a.k.a. Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D.) (sprinter; 1986-)
Setting a world record, Usain Bolt ran a 100 m in 0:09.69 for an average speed of 1,030 centimeters per second at the 2008 Olympics. Furthermore, Bolt's margin of record breaking — 0.03 s — is the largest margin of victory in the history of digital measurements.
It's about 40 times as fast as Flo-Jo
In other words, 38,300 centimeters per second is 40.870 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 0.02447 times that amount.
(at the Seoul Olympics, 1998) (a.k.a. Florence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffith) (swimmer; 1959-1998)
Setting a world record in 1988, Flo-Jo ran a 200 m in 0:21.34 for an average speed of 937.20 centimeters per second. Known as a 200 m runner, Joyner also set a record time in a 100 m race at in 1987.
It's about 50 times as fast as Noah Ngeny
In other words, 38,300 centimeters per second is 50.540 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 0.01979 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
Setting a world record at the Rieti Grand Prix in 1999, Noah Ngeny ran 1,000 m in 2:11.96 for an average speed of 757.80 centimeters per second. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record.