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It's about 0.000000006 times as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 0.00000280 yards per minute is 0.0000000056310 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 177,600,000 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 497.20 yards per minute. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record.
It's about 0.000000005 times as fast as Flo-Jo.
In other words, 0.00000280 yards per minute is 0.0000000045530 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 219,600,000 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 615 yards per minute. Known as a 200 m runner, Joyner also set a record time in a 100 m race at in 1987.
It's about 0.000000004 times as fast as Usain Bolt.
In other words, 0.00000280 yards per minute is 0.000000004140 times the speed of Usain Bolt, and the speed of Usain Bolt is 242,000,000 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 678 yards per minute 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 0.000000004 times as fast as Michael Johnson.
In other words, 0.00000280 yards per minute is 0.0000000041230 times the speed of Michael Johnson, and the speed of Michael Johnson is 242,500,000 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 679.30 yards 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 0.000000003 times as fast as Secretariat.
In other words, 0.00000280 yards per minute is 0.000000002540 times the speed of Secretariat, and the speed of Secretariat is 394,000,000 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 1,100 yards per minute in 1973. His margin of victory in the race, also a record-setter, was 31 lengths.
It's about 0.000000002 times as fast as a Greyhound.
In other words, 0.00000280 yards per minute is 0.000000002120 times the speed of a Greyhound, and the speed of a Greyhound is 472,000,000 times that amount.
(a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)
Greyhounds reach average race speeds of 1,320 yards per minute. Despite their racing prowess, greyhounds are not considered energetic dogs — the typical greyhound race requires the dogs to run for less than 35 seconds.
It's about 0.000000002 times as fast as a Gazelle.
In other words, 0.00000280 yards per minute is 0.00000000200 times the speed of a Gazelle, and the speed of a Gazelle is 500,000,000 times that amount.
(for Thomson's Gazelle, a.k.a. Eudorcas thomsoni, a.k.a. "Tommie", a.k.a. "Tommy")
A Thomson's gazelle can reach speeds of up to 1,000 yards per minute. The gazelle's speed doesn't match that of its chief predator, the cheetah, but a gazelle's endurance usually ensures an escape in distances greater than 500 m (0.3 mi).