Nathan makes his mark as he ends his 50-year tenure in MTBC

One for the album: Datuk Dr P. S. Nathan (centre) posing with national team bowlers. On his left is Youth and Sports Minister Hannah Yeoh and acting MTBC president Datuk Mohd Najeeb Abdullah.

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Dr P. S. Nathan has been a towering pillar behind the growth of bowling from a parlour to a popular sport in the country.

And on Sunday, the 90-year-old former national bowler and founder of the Malaysian Tenpin Bowling Congress (MTBC) decided that his time was up and announced his retirement as the president after tireless service for the last 50 years.

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