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After competing at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics in Atlanta in two events, he won the 5 km and 25 km races at the 1998 World Swimming Championships.He later established an open water school in Russia and served as the Russian national open water swim coach.David consistently placed in the top three throughout his marathon career that included second place in the 1991 Traversée Internationale du Lac St-Jean 40 km marathon in 10 hour 19 minutes and in 1993 in 10 hours 28 minutes and third place in the 1990 Santa Fe-Coronda River 57 km (36-mile) marathon in Argentina in 7 hours 9 minutes.
She was fourth in 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay and eighth in the 400-meter freestyle at the 1952 Olympics.
At the 2000 World Open Water Swimming Championships, he not only coached the team (including the Russian 5 km gold medalist and 25 km gold medalist), but also swam to a bronze medal in the 25 km, just over a minute slower than the swimmer he was coaching.
He won the following medals at the FINA World Championships: 1994 25 km bronze, 1998 5 km gold, 1998 25 km gold, 1998 5 km team silver, 2000 25 km bronze.
No body of water was too difficult for Abu-Heif to challenge and complete.
He was also voted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame as an Honor Open Water Swimmer 1998).