Kiyoshi Tanabe

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Kiyoshi Tanabe

Name: Kiyoshi Tanabe
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
Birthplace: Aomori City, Aomori, Japan
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 159cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Tanabe won a bronze medal in the 1960 Olympic games at flyweight. His total amateur record was 115-5 (30 KO). Tanabe appeared headed for a title shot, when was forced to retire in July 1967, due to a detached retina in his right eye. Tanabe, subsequently lost vision in the eye two years later.

Olympic games results

1960 (as a flyweight)