It is not just for the Olympics, but for all “pro level” Track and Field, I believe. Correct me if I am wrong there.
Anyway, they now have a zero tolerance policy for false starts. One false start and you are disqualified.
This is actually how it is in High School, at least in Michigan, but we always pointed out to the kids that High School is oddly stricter than the Olympic level. Now, we’re the same.
What do you think the rule should be for Olympic level Track?