Sure, Usain Bolt might be fast. But it turns out compared to the average domestic cat he’s barely keeping pace. Below are a look at all the world record holding Olympians compared to their times with “regular Joe types” of the animal world. Olympian times are marked in bold.
100 Meter Freestyle Swim
Gray Whale: 5 miles per hour
Eamon Sullivan: 4.7 milers per hour
Emperor Penguin: 4 miles per hour
Water Strider: 3.3 miles per hour