1968 Summer Paralympics

1968 edition of the Summer Paralympics

The 1968 Summer Paralympics took place in Tel Aviv, Israel.[1] 750 athletes from 29 countries were at the Games. People with these types of disabilities competed at the games: spinal injury.[2]

III Paralympic Games
Host cityTel Aviv, Israel[note 1]
Events181 in 10 sports
Opening4 November
Closing13 November
Opened by
StadiumHebrew University Stadium
Tokyo 1964 Heidelberg 1972


  1. Although officially called the Tel Aviv Paralympics, the opening ceremony was in Jerusalem and the games took place in Ramat Gan.


  1. "Summer Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 17 May 2013.
  2. "SUMMER PARALYMPIC GAMES OVERVIEW". International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 7 May 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2013.