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How fast is 24,000 meters per hour?

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It's about as fast as a Bull.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
The herd of the annual Encierro in Pamplona, Spain runs at an average speed of 24,000 meters per hour. The Encierro is run annually from July 7th through July 14th and involves 42 bulls, 77 oxen, and an estimated 17,000 runners over the course of the event.
It's about nine-tenths as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 24,000 meters per hour is 0.8797 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 1.137 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
It's about seven-tenths as fast as Flo-Jo.
In other words, 24,000 meters per hour is 0.7113 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 1.406 times that amount.
(at the Seoul Olympics, 1998) (a.k.a. Florence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffith) (swimmer; 1959-1998)
Setting a world record in 1988, Flo-Jo ran a 200 m in 0:21.34 for an average speed of 33,740 meters per hour. Known as a 200 m runner, Joyner also set a record time in a 100 m race at in 1987.
It's about two-thirds as fast as Usain Bolt.
In other words, 24,000 meters per hour is 0.647 times the speed of Usain Bolt, and the speed of Usain Bolt is 1.55 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 37,200 meters per hour 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 two-thirds as fast as Michael Johnson.
In other words, 24,000 meters per hour is 0.6441 times the speed of Michael Johnson, and the speed of Michael Johnson is 1.553 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 a Crocodile.
In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 0.4 times 24,000 meters per hour.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
It's about two-fifths as fast as Secretariat.
In other words, 24,000 meters per hour is 0.397 times the speed of Secretariat, and the speed of Secretariat is 2.52 times that amount.
(at Belmont Stakes, 1973)