1962 Photo Contest, General News, 2nd prize

Walter Studer

01 June, 1962

Audience at the Football World Cup in Chile, during a match of the Swiss national team. In 1962, Walter Studer and the writing journalist Louis Hugi accompanied the Swiss National Football Team to the 1962 FIFA World Cup, which was held in Chile from 30 May to 17 June. Studer and Hugi documented the Swiss team’s experience in Chile, from their travels and lodgings to their training sessions and their efforts in the field. Studer also photographed the landscape, towns and people of Chile. The photographs were published in the book Fussball 1962.

About the photographer

Walter Studer

Walter Studer (1918 – 1986) started his career as a press photographer in 1941 at Agentur Photopress in Zürich. After seven years with Photopress, Studer established himself as a...

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