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How fast is 17,000,000 furlongs per fortnight?

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It's about 300 times as fast as Flo-Jo
In other words, 17,000,000 furlongs per fortnight is 301.70 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 0.003315 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 56,350 furlongs per fortnight. Known as a 200 m runner, Joyner also set a record time in a 100 m race at in 1987.
It's about 350 times as fast as Noah Ngeny
In other words, 17,000,000 furlongs per fortnight is 373.10 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 0.00268 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 45,560 furlongs per fortnight. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record.
It's about 400 times as fast as a Bull
In other words, 17,000,000 furlongs per fortnight is 420 times the speed of a Bull, and the speed of a Bull is 0.0024 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 40,000 furlongs per fortnight. 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 1,000 times as fast as a Crocodile
In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 0.001 times 17,000,000 furlongs per fortnight.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 17,000 furlongs per fortnight. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 33,000 furlongs per fortnight.
It's about 1,500 times as fast as Michael Phelps
In other words, 17,000,000 furlongs per fortnight is 1,455.50 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.00068705 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 11,680 furlongs per fortnight. 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 2,000 times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan)
In other words, 17,000,000 furlongs per fortnight is 2,200 times the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan), and the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.00045 times that amount.
(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 7,800 furlongs per fortnight. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 8,500 furlongs per fortnight
It's about 6,000 times as fast as an Iceberg
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.0002 times 17,000,000 furlongs per fortnight.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 3,000 furlongs per fortnight. The largest iceberg ever recorded was a found near Baffin Island, Nunavut and was estimated to be nine billion metric tons.