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 It's about three-and-a-half times as fast as Flo-Jo In other words, 2,170 yards per minute is 3.5290 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 0.28340 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 four-and-a-half times as fast as Noah Ngeny In other words, 2,170 yards per minute is 4.3640 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 0.22910 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 five times as fast as a Bull In other words, 2,170 yards per minute is 4.90 times the speed of a Bull, and the speed of a Bull is 0.20 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 440 yards per minute. 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 one-tenth as fast as The Speed of Sound In other words, 2,170 yards per minute is 0.0964 times the speed of The Speed of Sound, and the speed of The Speed of Sound is 10.40 times that amount. (in dry air at 20°C)The speed of sound in dry air at 20°C (68°F) is 22,500 yards per minute. Air is a relatively poor acoustic conductor, however, as sound will travel at speeds of between 98,200 yards per minute to 102,000 yards per minute in water, depending on its salinity. It's about one-tenth as fast as a Bullet (Handgun) In other words, 2,170 yards per minute is 0.0861 times the speed of a Bullet (Handgun), and the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 11.60 times that amount. (for .40 Smith & Wesson 135 grain Sierra JHP, VV 3N37 powder, Fed. 100 primer, Remington case) (muzzle velocity)A 0.40 caliber Smith & Wesson bullet has a muzzle a velocity of 25,200 yards per minute. This type of ammunition has been the standard issue round of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 1990. It's about twelve times as fast as a Crocodile In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 0.083 times 2,170 yards per minute. (American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 180 yards per minute. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 360 yards per minute. It's about seventeen times as fast as Michael Phelps In other words, 2,170 yards per minute is 17.025 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.058737 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 127.460 yards per minute. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics - more than all but eight of the competing nations.