Ivan Eklind

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Ivan Eklind (center) during 1934 FIFA World Cup.

Ivan Henning Hjalmar Eklind (October 15, 1905 – July 23, 1981) was a football referee from Sweden known for refereeing the 1934 FIFA World Cup Final between Italy and Czechoslovakia in Rome.


Eklind officiated in the 1934 FIFA World Cup Final, which was wn by Italy 2-1..[1]

Eklind officiated in 6 World Cup finals matches over a 16-year period (1934–1950) (one as Assistant Referee to Baert in June 1938), including the Brazil triumph against Poland in Strasbourg in which 11 goals were scored and a Group A match at the 1950 World Cup. Baert was also to go on to enjoy an incredibly lengthy international career.


  1. ^ http://fifaworldcup.yahoo.com/06/en/p/pwc/ph/1934.html?i=3&d=1
Preceded by
Belgium Jean Langenus
FIFA World Cup final match referees
Sweden Ivan Eklind
Succeeded by
France Georges Capdeville