He won the Flyweight Bronze Medal at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki, Finland. Toweel became a boxing trainer following his pro career. He currently (2012) resides in Randburg, South Africa.
- 1952 Flyweight Bronze Medalist for South Africa in the Olympics at Helsinki, Finland. Results were:
Regional & Minor Titles
- South African Welterweight Title (August 1960 - September 1960)
- South African Lightweight Title (1956)
- Commonwealth (British Empire) Lightweight Title (1956)
- South African Featherweight Title (1954)
- South African Bantamweight Title (1953 - 1954)