Willie Toweel

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Name: Willie Toweel
Birth Name: Willie Michael Toweel
Hometown: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Birthplace: Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
Died: 2017-12-25 (Age:83)
Referee: Record
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

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Olympic Games Results

  • 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)


  • Willie Toweel is the brother of fellow fighters Alan, Jimmy, Fraser, and Vic Toweel; and the uncle of Paul Toweel.
  • He became a boxing trainer following his pro career, and later resided in Randburg, South Africa.

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