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 It's about 90 times as fast as Noah Ngeny. In other words, 730 yards per second is 88.09 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 0.01135 times that amount. (in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)Setting a world record at the Rieti Grand Prix in 1999, Noah Ngeny ran 1,000 m in 2:11.96 for an average speed of 8.2870 yards per second. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record. It's about 100 times as fast as a Bull. In other words, the speed of a Bull is 0.01 times 730 yards per second. (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 7.30 yards per second. 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 one-one-hundred-fiftieth as fast as a bolt of Lightning. In other words, the speed of a bolt of Lightning is 150 times 730 yards per second. (atmospheric electrical discharge)A bolt of lightning can travel at up to 110,000 yards per second when arcing from the atmosphere to the Earth. An estimated 280 million lightning strikes strikes occur each year. It's about 250 times as fast as a Crocodile. In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 0.004 times 730 yards per second. (American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 3 yards per second. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 6.10 yards per second. It's about 350 times as fast as Michael Phelps. In other words, 730 yards per second is 343.640 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.00291 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 2.12430 yards per second. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics - more than all but eight of the competing nations. It's about 500 times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan). In other words, the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.002 times 730 yards per second. (Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)A 2006 Study by the New York City Department of City Planning found that pedestrians in that city walk at an average rate of 1.40 yards per second. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 1.50 yards per second It's about 1,000 times as fast as an Iceberg. In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.001 times 730 yards per second. (a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 0.60 yards per second. The largest iceberg ever recorded was a found near Baffin Island, Nunavut and was estimated to be nine billion metric tons.