Marcel Hug earned victory on the second day of competition in Dubai ©Getty Images

Swiss star Marcel Hug earned victory in the men’s T52/T54 1500 metres wheelchair event on the second day of the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai.

Hug, who is known as the Silver Bullet, was among the star names competing at the Dubai Club for People with Determination.

The six-time Paralympic gold medallist earned victory in a time of 2min 54.74sec, with the top four separated by less than a second.

Thailand’s Prawat Wahoram and Putharet Khongrak tied for second place after stopping the clock at 2:55.54.

Britain’s Daniel Sidbury missed out on a podium finish by ending fourth in 2:55.70.

Hug will seek a second victory later in the Grand Prix event when he contests the 5,000m.

The women’s T54 1500m wheelchair event saw Germany’s Merle Marie Menje hold off Swiss competition to triumph in 3:29.72.

Switzerland’s Alexandra Helbling and Patricia Eachus earned the remaining podium spots in 3:29.97 and 3:30.00 respectively.

Tunisia’s Walid Ktila and Britain’s Hannah Cockroft earned their second wins of the Grand Prix, following the 800m success yesterday.

Five-time Paralympic gold medallist Ktila won the men’s T33/34 100m wheelchair event in 15.25, while seven-time Paralympic champion Cockroft triumphed in the women’s race in 17.36.

Britain’s Emmanual Oyinbo-Coker and Ola Abidogun achieved a one-two in the men’s T47 100m, ending in times of 11.42 and 11.55.

Thailand’s Pongsakom Paeyo won the men’s T53 wheelchair 100m race by finishing in 14.43, with his compatriot Athiwat Paeng-Nuea securing the T54 title in 14.05

The women’s T54 final was won by Mauritius' Marie Emmanuelle Alphonse, who crossed the line in 17.08.

In the field events, Colombia’s Mauricio Valencia and Iraq’s Ahmed Naas earned javelin success.

Valencia won the men’s F34 wheelchair event with a best throw of 35.68m, while Naas took the F40/41/42 title on 39.08m.

Syria’s Wasim Alrezk threw 31.26m to win the men’s wheelchair F54/55 discus event, with Colombia’s Erica Castano Salazar taking the women’s title with a distance of 22.19m.

Her compatriot Yesenia Restrepo Munoz secured victory in the F11/37 discus competition with a throw of 33.75m.

There was further Colombian success in the men’s T36/38 long jump event, where Omar Acosta Soto triumphed with a distance of 5.60m.

Turkey’s Fatma Damla Altin won the women’s T20/37/46/47 long jump with a best effort of 5.41m.

The Grand Prix event is scheduled to continue tomorrow.