Стартер

He is responsible to ensure that all participants start from the designated start place in the proper order and within the designated start time. Whenever a competitor violates the rule for the starting procedure, the starter must immediately report to the Jury. At Olympic Games and World Championships there is an additional start referee. He has to supervise that the starting procedure is carried out correctly and controls any 30 infringements. He has to ensure that no unauthorized persons are present in the start area. He has authority over the starter and his assistant.