1965 Maccabiah Games
|Debuting countries|| Iran |
|Opening city||Ramat Gan, Israel|
|Main venue||Ramat Gan Stadium|
The U.S. won the gold medal in basketball, with Tal Brody.
In swimming, Marilyn Ramenofsky of the US, who the year prior won a bronze medal at the Olympics in the 400-Meter Freestyle, won the gold medal in the 400-Meter Freestyle.
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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