CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament

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The CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament is an under 23 international football (soccer) event in the North America, Central America and the Caribbean region, and is the qualification tournament for the Olympic Games. The competition had different formats during the years. 2008's version of the CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament was called the 2008 CONCACAF Under-23 Championship.

Past tournaments[edit]

Year Gold medal Silver medal Bronze medal Fourth place
1964
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 Mexico  Suriname  United States  Panama
Host: none; final phase was played in a Group stage.
1968
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 El Salvador  Trinidad and Tobago  Guatemala  Costa Rica
Host: none; final phase was played in a home & away format.
1972
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 Mexico  Guatemala  United States  Jamaica
Host: none; final phase was played in a Group stage.
1976
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 Mexico  Guatemala  Cuba
Host: none; final phase was played in a Group stage.
1980
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 Costa Rica  United States  Suriname
Host: none; final phase was played in a Group stage.
1984
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 Costa Rica  Canada  Cuba
Host: none; final phase was played in a Group stage.
1988
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 United States  Guatemala
Host: none; final phase was played in a home & away format.
1992
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 United States  Mexico  Canada  Honduras
Host: none; final phase was played in a home & away format.
1996
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 Mexico  Canada  Costa Rica  Jamaica
Host: Canada.
2000
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 Honduras  United States  Mexico  Guatemala
Host: United States.
2004
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 Mexico  Costa Rica  Honduras  United States
Host: Mexico
2008
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 Honduras  United States  Canada  Guatemala
Host: United States.
2012
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 Mexico  Honduras  El Salvador  Canada
Host: United States.

Winners by country[edit]

Team Titles Runners-up
 Mexico 6 (1964, 1972, 1976, 1996, 2004, 2012) 1 (1992)
 United States 2 (1988, 1992) 3 (1980, 2000, 2008)
 Costa Rica 2 (1980, 1984) 1 (2004)
 Honduras 2 (2000, 2008) 1 (2012)
 El Salvador 1 (1968)
 Guatemala 3 (1972, 1976, 1988)
 Canada 2 (1984, 1996)
 Suriname 1 (1964)
 Trinidad and Tobago 1 (1968)

Olympic qualification by nation[edit]

As of 2012
R Nation OQ Years qualified
1  United States 13 1924, 1928, 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1972, 1980, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2008
2  Mexico 10 1928, 1948, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1992, 1996, 2004, 2012
3  Guatemala 3 1968, 1976, 1988
4  Costa Rica 3 1980, 1984, 2004
5  Honduras 3 2000, 2008, 2012
6  El Salvador 1 1968
7  Cuba 1 1976
8  Canada 1 1984

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