Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons



45,560 furlongs per fortnight is about three-fourths as fast as Michael Johnson
In other words, it's 0.73210 times the speed of Michael Johnson, and the speed of Michael Johnson is 1.3660 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 62,250 furlongs per fortnight 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.
There's more!
Click here to see how other things compare to 45,560 furlongs per fortnight...