Meanwhile, International Table Tennis Federation executive vice-president Petra SUrling
said that Bahrain will be given the opportunity to organise one round of the World Junior Circuit next year.
The sultry 26-year-old plays Kitty Butler, a magnetic and talented male impersonator who captures the heart of young Nan Astley (played by beautiful Rachael Surling
, who happens to be Dame Diana Rigg's daughter) in the film adaptation of Tipping the Velvet created for BBC television and shown in the United States over three nights on BBC America May 23-25.
It was also attended by Bahrain Olympic Committee general secretary and president of the Bahrain Table Tennis Association Shaikh Ahmed bin Hamad Al Khalifa, ITTF executive vice-president Petra SUrling
of Sweden and other high-ranking sports officials.