The Gulf University arranged the First Bahrain University Table Tennis Championship  on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 in cooperation with the Bahrain Olympic Committee and in the presence of a member of the Board of Directors of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports. The President of the Bahraini Table Tennis Association Sheikha Hayat bin Abdul Aziz Al Khalifa and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Gulf University Dr. Mona Rashed Al Zayani and the President of the Gulf University Dr. Muhannad Al Mashhadani participated in the event.

The competition began in an atmosphere of enthusiasm , challenge  and sportsman spirit among all 48 participants from nine public and private universities in the Kingdom of Bahrain that are: Gulf University, Bahrain Polytechnic, Gulf Arab University, Al Ahlia University, Applied Science University, AmA International University, Talal Abu Ghazaleh University, University of the Kingdom and the Arab Open University. The event spread the spirit of healthy sports and sportsman spirit in the students which is an essential part of healthy life