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560 centimeters per second is about three times as fast as Michael Phelps
In other words, it's 2.88290 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.346870 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 194.250 centimeters 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.
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