Tunisia's Walid Ktila won two gold medals at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics ©Getty Images

Tunisia's Walid Ktila has received the Athlete Who Accomplished an Achievement Despite Difficult Challenges Award at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award after winning two gold medals at Tokyo 2020.

Ktila claimed the 100 metres T34 and 800m T34 titles at the Games in the Japanese capital to become a five-time Paralympic champion.

The 36-year-old, also a 12-time world champion, was one of two recipients in the category at the awards in the United Arab Emirates.

Garrah Nassar Tnaiash of Iraq has been honoured for his silver medal-winning performance in the shot put F40 at Tokyo 2020.

Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination has been given the Local Organisation Award for its success and excellence in organising the 2021 Para Shooting World Cup for the fifth time in a row.

"We announce a new elite of sports creators to honour them, and send a message to all athletes and sports institutions that the honour will be the share of every creator who seeks to raise the level of performance and sports achievement everywhere," said Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, chairman of the Dubai Sports Council.