|Host city||Tel Aviv, Israel|
|Debuting countries|| Iran |
|Main venue||Ramat Gan Stadium|
Ms Lorraine Lotzof (South Africa) won the 100m,200m & 400m athletic events.She was awarded Trophy for Outstanding Athlete across all sports at the 1965 Games.
In swimming, Marilyn Ramenofsky of the US, who the year prior won a silver medal at the Olympics in the 400-Meter Freestyle, won the gold medal in the 400-Meter Freestyle.
In judo, Jim Bregman of the US, who the year prior won a bronze medal at the Olympics in the middleweight (80 kg), won the gold medal.
Yves Dreyfus competed for France in fencing.
The U.S. won the gold medal in shooting (free pistol event). The U.S. won the gold medal in water polo, which was its first international gold medal since the 1904 Olympics held in St. Louis.
The number in parentheses indicates the number of participants that community contributed.
|1||United States (USA)||68||45||33||146|
|3||United Kingdom (UKB)||18||10||18||46|
|4||South Africa (SAF)||13||11||6||30|
|Totals (4 nations)||131||111||87||329|
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