World Cup 1954 – Switzerland Stadiums

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Last Updated: August 14, 2015

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Teams line up before 1954 WC final

Overview

  • Winner: West Germany
  • Runner Up: Hungary
  • Stadiums: 6
  • Teams: 16
  • Date: 16th June - 4th July 1954

The 1954  FIFA World Cup was hosted by Switzerland between the 16th June and 4th July, and was the fifth edition of the global football tournament. Contested by 16 teams across 6 venues, the competition was notable for being high-scoring with West Germany defeating Hungary 3-2 in the final which gave the newly formed nation its first title.

Venues

Location Stadium Capacity
Basel St. Jakob Stadium 51,500
Bern Wankdorf Stadium 64,000
Geneva Charmilles Stadium 9,250
Lausanne Stade Olympique de la Pontaise 54,000
Lugano Cornaredo Stadium 15,000
Zürich Hardturm Stadium 27,500

By Football Tripper

Last Updated: August 14, 2015

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