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678 yards per minute is about five-and-a-half times as fast as Michael Phelps
In other words, it's 5.31930 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.187990 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.
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