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How fast is 996 feet per minute?

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It's about three-fourths as fast as a Bull.
In other words, the speed of a Bull is 1.3 times 996 feet per minute.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
It's about two-thirds as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 996 feet per minute is 0.6677 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 1.498 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
It's about half as fast as Flo-Jo.
In other words, 996 feet per minute is 0.5399 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 1.852 times that amount.
(at the Seoul Olympics, 1998) (a.k.a. Florence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffith) (swimmer; 1959-1998)
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 0.53 times 996 feet per minute.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
It's about half as fast as Usain Bolt.
In other words, 996 feet per minute is 0.491 times the speed of Usain Bolt, and the speed of Usain Bolt is 2.04 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008) (a.k.a. Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D.) (sprinter; 1986-)
Setting a world record, Usain Bolt ran a 100 m in 0:09.69 for an average speed of 2,030 feet per minute at the 2008 Olympics. Furthermore, Bolt's margin of record breaking — 0.03 s — is the largest margin of victory in the history of digital measurements.
It's about half as fast as Michael Johnson.
In other words, 996 feet per minute is 0.4889 times the speed of Michael Johnson, and the speed of Michael Johnson is 2.045 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Michael Duane Johnson) (sprinter; 1967-) (at the Atlanta Olympics, 1996)
It's about two-and-a-half times as fast as Michael Phelps.
In other words, 996 feet per minute is 2.6047 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.38392 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 382.38 feet 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.