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How fast is 629 centimeters per second?

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It's about nine-tenths as fast as a Bull.
In other words, 629 centimeters per second is 0.94 times the speed of a Bull, and the speed of a Bull is 1.1 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 four-fifths as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 629 centimeters per second is 0.83 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 1.205 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 757.8 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-thirds as fast as Flo-Jo.
In other words, 629 centimeters per second is 0.6711 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 1.49 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 937.2 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-fifths as fast as Usain Bolt.
In other words, 629 centimeters per second is 0.611 times the speed of Usain Bolt, and the speed of Usain Bolt is 1.64 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 three-fifths as fast as Michael Johnson.
In other words, 629 centimeters per second is 0.6077 times the speed of Michael Johnson, and the speed of Michael Johnson is 1.646 times that amount.
(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 two-and-a-half times as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 0.43 times 629 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 two-fifths as fast as Secretariat.
In other words, 629 centimeters per second is 0.374 times the speed of Secretariat, and the speed of Secretariat is 2.67 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.