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33,000 furlongs per fortnight is about three times as fast as Michael Phelps
In other words, it's 2.82530 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.353940 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.
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