October 22, 2021

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What’s the Fastest Speed a Person Could Run?

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What's the Fastest Speed a Person Could Run?

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World-class sprinters just keep getting faster, with some running over 40 kilometers per hour! That kind of makes you wonder… how much faster can humans get?

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Sources:
Correspondance with Dr. Matt Bundles, University of Montana
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