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 It's about one-fourth as fast as a Cheetah In other words, 27.280 kilometers per hour is 0.24690 times the speed of a Cheetah, and the speed of a Cheetah is 4.05 times that amount. (Acinonyx jubatus)The cheetah can reach speeds of up to 101 - 120 km/h in short bursts. From a crouching position, the cheetah can attain these speeds in just 2.25 seconds. It's about one-fourth as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball) In other words, 27.280 kilometers per hour is 0.250 times the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball), and the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is 4 times that amount. (a.k.a. knuckler, a.k.a. floater, a.k.a. dancer, a.k.a. butterfly ball) (major league average)The average speed of major league knuckleball pitch is 110 kph. Eddie Cicotte, who was later implicated in the 1919 Black Sox scandal, is credited with developing the pitch ca. 1906. It's about two-fifths as fast as a Greyhound In other words, 27.280 kilometers per hour is 0.3770 times the speed of a Greyhound, and the speed of a Greyhound is 2.650 times that amount. (a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)Greyhounds reach average race speeds of 72.4 kph. 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 two-fifths as fast as a Gazelle In other words, the speed of a Gazelle is 3 times 27.280 kilometers per hour. (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 80 kph. 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). It's about two-fifths as fast as a Hare In other words, the speed of a Hare is 3 times 27.280 kilometers per hour. (for European Brown Hare, a.k.a. Brown Hare, a.k.a. Lepus europaeus, a.k.a. Brown Hare)The European Hare can run at speeds of up to 72 kph. While speed is a factor in their escapes, hares evade their chief predators — wolves, foxes, and golden eagles — by fleeing in a zigzag pattern. It's about half as fast as Secretariat In other words, 27.280 kilometers per hour is 0.4510 times the speed of Secretariat, and the speed of Secretariat is 2.220 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 60.4 kph in 1973. His margin of victory in the race, also a record-setter, was 31 lengths. It's about three-fourths as fast as Michael Johnson In other words, 27.280 kilometers per hour is 0.73220 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 37.27 kph 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.