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false start [4 records]

Record 1 2015-09-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • General Sports Regulations
  • Track and Field
DEF

... any action or lack of action on the part of one or more of the competitors while under the command of the starter which delays or spoils the achieving of a legal start.

CONT

Except in combined events, any athlete responsible for a false start will be disqualified. In combined events, any athlete responsible for a false start will be warned.

OBS

The IAAF's [International Association of Athletics Federations] new stipulations allow only one false start. After that, any athlete who jumps the gun is automatically disqualified, regardless of who had the first false start.

PHR

First false start, second false start.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Règlements généraux des sports
  • Athlétisme
DEF

[...] toute action ou absence d'action d'un ou de plusieurs concurrents, une fois que la course a été confiée au starter, qui a pour effet de retarder ou de faire manquer le départ.

CONT

Sauf aux épreuves combinées, tout athlète responsable d'un faux départ est disqualifié. Pour les épreuves combinées, tout athlète responsable d'un faux départ reçoit un avertissement.

PHR

Premier faux départ, deuxième faux départ.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Reglamentos generales de los deportes
  • Atletismo
CONT

Cualquier atleta responsable de una salida falsa será descalificado, excepto en las pruebas combinadas. En las pruebas combinadas, cualquier atleta responsable de una salida falsa será advertido.

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Record 2 2011-02-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Horse Racing and Equestrian Sports
  • General Sports Regulations
CONT

The race starter will declare a false start and order a restart if one or more of the barrier tapes fail to release in a standing start event, or if in a mobile event, a runner, through no fault of its own, has been denied a fair start.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Courses hippiques et sports équestres
  • Règlements généraux des sports

Spanish

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Record 3 2001-04-06

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aeroindustry
  • Helicopters (Military)
OBS

false start: term officially approved by the Aeronautical Terminology Standardization Committee (ATSC) - Helicopters.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Constructions aéronautiques
  • Hélicoptères (Militaire)
OBS

démarrage manqué : terme uniformisé par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Hélicoptères.

Spanish

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Record 4 1985-10-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Propulsion Systems
DEF

A condition of normal lightoff but with rpm remaining at some low value rather than increasing to the normal starting rpm. This is often the result of insufficient power to the starter, or the starter cutting off before the engine starts self-accelerating. In this case, the engine should be shut down.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Propulsion des aéronefs

Spanish

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