Bolt was the second sprinter to be disqualified in the 100m yesterday, with Britain's Dwain Chambers committing a false start
in the first semi-final.
If, in the judgement of the starter or recallers, he does so any earlier, it shall be deemed a false start
. Except in combined events, any athlete responsible for a false start
shall be disqualified."
"I was glad of that first false start
," Bolt, a self-confessed poor starter due to his height, said.
are caused by the BHA's decision that big-field jumps races be preceded by a process guaranteed to make horses overexcited.
Evans said: "I was pretty nervous before the heat as I didn't want to false start
on my first competitive appearance.
Defending champion Bolt was disqualified from the 100 metres final in the World Championships on Sunday for a false start
, leaving fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake to claim the title.
London, Aug.30 (ANI): Lord Sebastian Coe, a former champion runner, has said that athletics must not change its false start
rule, even if it means Jamaican Usain Bolt missing the London Olympic final because of a 100 meter disqualification.
Blake had been the quickest qualifier from the semi-finals, clocking 9.95 in a race which also saw Britain's Dwain Chambers disqualified for a false start
"These false start
rules are difficult and I'm not sure exactly what happened but I didn't see what was wrong with the old false start
when you had the yellow cards.
Running in lane eight after a false start
had increased the tension, the four-time Paralympic champion finished 0.1sec behind winner Chris Brown, with Britain's Martyn Rooney second.
Any subsequent false start
leads to immediate disqualification.
Last year, the IAAF, the world's governing body for the sport, implemented a new no-false-start rule, in which any athlete who commits a false start
is immediately disqualified.
Andrew Elliott, Kirsty Milczarek, Pat Cosgrave and Paul Mulrennan will be out of action between January 21 and 28 after failing to pull up when a false start
had been called.
And when it comes to the music the accomplished five-piece from Edinburgh can more than make up for the odd false start
Birmingham's Lewis-Francis was punished for a false start
after Jamaica's Michael Frater - the world silver medallist - had already been disqualified for jumping the gun.