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Olić the fastest at Euro (so far)

Croatia can praise that has the fastest player. Ivica Olić, dedicated member of Bilić’s team, in match against Germany, in one moment he had a speed of 31.76 km/h and that was the highest speed measured among the all 287 players who played at Euro.

You can run, but you won’t catch me…

For the comparison, the world record holder on 100 meters, Jamaican Usain Bolt, achieved the speed of 38 km/h. This list isn’t final, because there are still two semi-final and final match, but it’s hard that anybody will reach phenomenal Olić. The second on the list of the fastest is Dutch goalscorer and Eduardo’s teammate form Arsenal Robin van Persie with 31.53 km/h, while on the third place are two Russians, Dmitrij Torbinski and Jurij Žirkov with 31.32 km/h.

Here is the ranking of the first ten:

1. Ivica Olić, Croatia – 31,76 km/h

2. Robin Van Persie, Holland – 31,53 km/h

3. Dmitrij Torbinski, Russia – 31,32 km/h

4. Jurij Žirkov, Russia – 31,32 km/h

5. Nihat Kahveci, Turkey – 31,11 km/h

6. Vasilis Torisidis, Greece – 31,11 km/h

7. Arjen Robben, Holland – 30,89 km/h

8. Michael Ballack, Germany – 30,88 km/h

9. Miroslav Klose, Germany – 30,86 km/h

10. Nuno Gomes, Portugal – 30,81 km/h

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