What is the fastest sport in The World?

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Here we look at how fast an object can move in sport.

World No.18, Cameron Pilley holds the squash World Record for hitting the fastest shot. This stands at 176 Miles Per Hour (mph).Squash - the fastest sport?

How does this stand up against other sports:

The tennis serve

The Association of Tennis Professionals says the official all time record holder is John Isner.

He launched a 157mph ace at the 2016 US Open.

Tennis - the fastest sport?

The cricket bowl

Cricket - the fastest sport?

Pakistan’s Shoaib Akhtar holds the sport’s record. At the 2003 World Cup, against England, he became the first bowler to top 100mph.

So not a patch on the tennis serve, but, in his defence, he didn’t have the aid of a racket.

The record baseball pitch is slightly faster, at 105.1mph.

The pelota swing

Pelota - the fastest sport?Ever heard of Pelota?

The Spanish game happens to be the fastest ball sport in the world according to the Guiness Book of Records.

It’s more than 300 years old, and is played with a curved paddle, and a ball made from rubber wrapped in goat skin.

That ball is nearly as big as a baseball, harder than a golf ball, and has been clocked at 188mph.

Helmets weren’t introduced until 1968 when the champion player Orbea ended his career, after getting hit in the head.

The badminton smash

If you’re really into speed, look no further than badminton.

There’s no ball here but a shuttlecock, which means feathers and faster speeds.

According to the Badminton World Federation, Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei holds the sport’s record.

He hit a 253mph smash at the Hong Kong open in 2015. Badminton - the fastest sport?

The F1 car

According to Red Bull, the fastest speed ever recorded in an F1 race was back in 2005, when Juan Pablo Montoya hit 231mph in the Italian Grand Prix.

That’s 21mph slower than the fastest shuttlecock smash.

Formula One - the fastest sport?