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It's about one-and-one-fifth times as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 0.830 times 317.02 centimeters per second.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 280 centimeters per second. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 560 centimeters per second.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as fast as Michael Phelps.
In other words, 317.02 centimeters per second is 1.6320 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.612750 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 194.250 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 half as fast as a Bull.
In other words, 317.02 centimeters per second is 0.470 times the speed of a Bull, and the speed of a Bull is 2.10 times that amount.
(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 670 centimeters per second. 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 two-fifths as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 317.02 centimeters per second is 0.41830 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 2.3910 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.
It's about two-and-a-half times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan).
In other words, the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.420 times 317.02 centimeters per second.
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
A 2006 Study by the New York City Department of City Planning found that pedestrians in that city walk at an average rate of 130 centimeters per second. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 140 centimeters per second
It's about one-third as fast as Flo-Jo.
In other words, 317.02 centimeters per second is 0.33830 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 2.9560 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 three-tenths as fast as Usain Bolt.
In other words, 317.02 centimeters per second is 0.3080 times the speed of Usain Bolt, and the speed of Usain Bolt is 3.250 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.