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How fast is 203 centimeters per second?

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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as fast as Michael Phelps.
In other words, 203 centimeters per second is 1.045 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.95694 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 194.25 centimeters per second. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics - more than all but eight of the competing nations.
It's about three-fourths as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 1.3 times 203 centimeters per second.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan).
In other words, the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.63 times 203 centimeters per second.
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
It's about three-tenths as fast as a Bull.
In other words, the speed of a Bull is 3.3 times 203 centimeters per second.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
It's about one-fourth as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 203 centimeters per second is 0.2679 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 3.733 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
It's about four times as fast as an Iceberg.
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.3 times 203 centimeters per second.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
It's about one-fifth as fast as Flo-Jo.
In other words, 203 centimeters per second is 0.2166 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 4.617 times that amount.
(at the Seoul Olympics, 1998) (a.k.a. Florence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffith) (swimmer; 1959-1998)