Athlete Boxer

Joseph Ventaja

Quick Facts

IntroBoxer
Was Athlete
Boxer
From France
Type Sports
Gendermale
Birth 4 February 1930, Casablanca
Death 11 August 2003, Bordeaux
(aged 73 years)

Biography

Joseph Ventaja (February 4, 1930 – August 11, 2003) was a French boxer who won the bronze medal in the featherweight division at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. He was born in Casablanca, Morocco.

Pro career

Ventaja began his career as a professional in 1956 and won his first 11 fights. He retired in 1958 after a loss to Epiphane Akono.