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Usain Bolt - False Start at Daegu 2011 World Championship Full HD

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usain bolt gets disqualified in the 100m33Jamaica's Usain Bolt was disqualified from the final of the men's 100m at the World Athletics Championships as countryman Yohan Blake took gold. Defending champion Bolt caused shock in the stadium in Daegu as he came out of his blocks well before the gun. Blake clocked 9.92 seconds to lead home American Walter Dix (10.08) and 2003 world champion Kim Collins (10.09). But much of the talk will centre on the fate of Bolt, who still has the 200m and 4x100m to come. Bolt was his usual relaxed self before the race, preening when his name was announced, and the outcome will no doubt lead people to question both his preparation and the false-start rule. Previously athletes had been allowed one false start before being disqualified for a second, but new rules were introduced by governing body the IAAF for the start of the 2010 season. While Blake, 21, had sympathy for his training partner he nevertheless was overwhelmed by his unexpected triumph. "I don't think I can find words to explain it, I feel like I want to cry," he said. "I have been praying for this moment, this is all a dream for me right now. "Usain Bolt has been there for me. I felt I would win the race for Bolt." The 35-year-old Collins, meanwhile, questioned the validity of the false-start rule after picking up his third World Championships bronze medal. "I don't think it is right. These things happen but you have to give people a chance," said the St Kitts and Nevis athlete. "It was a great race, I got out well. I knew they would come back at me, but I didn't think they would catch me. "But I am happy to be on the podium in my ninth World Championship. When the champion is out, you have got to take advantage of that." Bolt, 25, has dominated the sprinting world in recent years: after storming to the 100m and 200m sprint double in then-world record times at the 2008 Olympics, Bolt matched his feat the following year at the Worlds in Rome, setting new marks of 9.58 and 19.19. The 100m in Daegu had already been deprived of the three previous fastest men this year - Bolt's team-mates Asafa Powell and Steve Mullings and American Tyson Gay. Britain's Dwain Chambers was disqualified for a false-start in the semi-finals.