Singing to the perfect pitch until the cows come home

THE National Stadium at Bukit Jalil was an architectural marvel when it was officially unveiled to the world on Saturday, July 11, 1998, four months ahead of the 16th Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur.

Four days after it was launched by the then Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, I was at the stadium watching Watson Nyambek’s 100m record run, stopping the clock at 10.30 seconds for a new national mark.

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