At the adidas Grand Prix in New York, for example, four runners were disqualified in three false starts
in the men's 100 meters.
A dejected Usain Bolt after being disqualified Jamaica''s Usain Bolt, fourth from bottom, false starts
from the men''s 100m final at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu
IT'S ALL OVER NOW: Jamaica''s Usain Bolt can do nothing after he was disqualified from the 100m World Championships final for a false start
Bolt was the second 100m sprinter to be disqualified yesterday through the false start
rule, introduced for the 2010 season, with Britain's Dwain Chambers penalised in the semis.
Silver medallist Dix - who Except in combined events, any athlete responsible for a false start
shall be disqualified.
Q&A What is the false-start rule as it stands?
The first false start
was ridiculous, there was no need for it.
The world indoor champion, now 30, shrugged off the unsettling effects of two false starts
and clocked a comfortable 6.
Summary: Jamaica's Usain Bolt has been disqualified from the World Athletics Championships 100 metres final for a false start
SEBASTIAN COE says athletics must not change its false start
rule because of Usain Bolt.
Defending champion and world record holder Bolt, pictured, left a worldwide audience of billions stunned by committing a false start
in yesterday's final in Daegu, with fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake claiming the title.
USAIN BOLT'S quest for a World Championships double took a stunning blow last night when the triple Olympic champion was disqualified from the 100 metres final at for a false start
But the 29-year-old admitted he feared being disqualified for a false start
when Latvia's Stanislav Olijar reacted too quickly in the next lane.
Bolt was guilty of the first false start
, which meant any athlete guilty of another would be disqualified.
Flustered by a false start
and critical of the technical merits of what will most likely be his only race at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, sprinter Tyson Gay found solace in one indisputable fact.