How fast is 116.55 meters per minute?
It's about as fast as Michael Phelps
The speed of Michael Phelps is about 116.550 meters per minute.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)
It's about seven-tenths as fast as a Crocodile
The speed of a Crocodile is about 160 meters per minute.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
It's about one-and-a-half times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan)
The speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is about 78 meters per minute.
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
It's about three-tenths as fast as a Bull
The speed of a Bull is about 400 meters per minute.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
The herd of the annual Encierro in Pamplona, Spain runs at an average speed of 400 meters per minute. The Encierro is run annually from July 7th through July 14th and involves 42 bulls, 77 oxen, and an estimated 17,000 runners over the course of the event.
It's about one-fourth as fast as Noah Ngeny
The speed of Noah Ngeny is about 454.70 meters per minute.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
It's about four times as fast as an Iceberg
The speed of an Iceberg is about 30 meters per minute.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
It's about one-fifth as fast as Flo-Jo
The speed of Flo-Jo is about 562.30 meters per minute.
(at the Seoul Olympics, 1998) (a.k.a. Florence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffith) (swimmer; 1959-1998)
It's about one-fifth as fast as Usain Bolt
The speed of Usain Bolt is about 618 meters per minute.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008) (a.k.a. Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D.) (sprinter; 1986-)
It's about one-fifth as fast as Michael Johnson
The speed of Michael Johnson is about 621 meters per minute.
(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 621.20 meters per minute 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 one-tenth as fast as Secretariat
The speed of Secretariat is about 1,010 meters per minute.
(at Belmont Stakes, 1973)
It's about one-tenth as fast as a Gazelle
The speed of a Gazelle is about 1,000 meters per minute.
(for Thomson's Gazelle, a.k.a. Eudorcas thomsoni, a.k.a. "Tommie", a.k.a. "Tommy")
It's about one-tenth as fast as a Hare
The speed of a Hare is about 1,000 meters per minute.
(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 1,000 meters per minute. 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-tenth as fast as a Greyhound
The speed of a Greyhound is about 1,210 meters per minute.
(a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)
It's about one-fifteenth as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball)
The speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is about 1,800 meters per minute.
(a.k.a. knuckler, a.k.a. floater, a.k.a. dancer, a.k.a. butterfly ball) (major league average)
The average speed of major league knuckleball pitch is 1,800 meters per minute. Eddie Cicotte, who was later implicated in the 1919 Black Sox scandal, is credited with developing the pitch ca. 1906.