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Caitlin Bilodeaux

Full name: Caitlin Kelly Bilodeaux (-Banos)
Other name(s): Caitlin Bilodeau
Nickname(s): Katy
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: March 17, 1965 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Related Olympians: Wife of Jean-Marie Banos; Sister-in-law of Jean-Paul Banos.

Biography

Caitlin Bilodeaux was a star high school athlete at Concord-Carlisle HS in Massachusetts, earning All-American honors in lacrosse and she was an All-State player in soccer. Bilodeaux fenced at Columbia University and the New York Fencers’ Club, after twice winning the US Junior Championship while in high school. In high school she had played lacrosse and soccer, and would also play soccer for two years at Columbia. During her college career Bilodeaux won NCAA Championships in foil in 1985 and 1987, and was a four-time All-American. She was also four-time Eastern Collegiate Champion, with her best year coming as a junior when she posted a 56-0 mark.

Bilodeaux competed at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics, as Caitlin Bilodeaux in 1988 and as Caitlin Banos in 1992, after marrying Canadian Olympic fencer [Jean-Marie Banos]. She competed at the 1987 and 1991 Pan American Games, winning four medals, with gold in individual foil in 1987, and team foil in 1987 and 1991. She also won bronze in individual foil in 1991.

Bilodeaux-Banos was named Columbia’s Athlete of the Decade for Fencing in 1991, and their Athlete of the 20th Century for Fencing in 1999. She was the first recipient of Columbia's Distinguished Achievement Award in Athletics in 1987, and in 1988 received the college’s John Jay Award for Distinguished Achievement. She was inducted into the US Fencing Hall of Fame in 2002 and in 2006 was named to the inaugural class of the Columbia Athletics Hall of Fame. Bilodeaux-Banos settled in Canada with her husband, and two children, where she later became human resources manager for IKEA in Canada.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing Women's Foil, Individual United States USA 11
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing Women's Foil, Team United States USA 6
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing Women's Foil, Individual United States USA 29
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing Women's Foil, Team United States USA 9

Women's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result TG TR TD BW BL MW
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage Round Two AC 1988-09-22 5 8
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage Round Two 2 1988-09-22 Sun (CHN) 8, Bilodeaux (USA) 5 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage Round One AC 1988-09-22 8 6
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage Round One 1 1988-09-22 Bilodeaux (USA) 8, Królikowska (POL) 6 8
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Round One AC 1988-09-22 1 8
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Round One 2 1988-09-22 Fichtel-Mauritz (FRG) 8, Bilodeaux (USA) 1 1
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Four 2 1988-09-21 20 17 3 2
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Four 2 1988-09-21 Stefanek (HUN) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 4 4
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Four 1 1988-09-21 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Funkenhauser (FRG) 1 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Four 1 1988-09-21 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Thurley (GBR) 4 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Four 1 1988-09-21 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Spennato (FRA) 2 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Four 2 1988-09-21 Królikowska (POL) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 1 1
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1988-09-21 22 14 4 1
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1988-09-21 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Thurley (GBR) 2 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1988-09-21 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, McIntosh (GBR) 1 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1988-09-21 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Poirier (CAN) 4 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1988-09-21 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Zhu (CHN) 2 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 2 1988-09-21 Stefanek (HUN) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 2 2
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1988-09-21 18 10 3 1
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1988-09-21 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Sobczak (POL) 3 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1988-09-21 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Sin (KOR) 2 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1988-09-21 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Yung (HKG) 0 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1988-09-21 Luan (CHN) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 3 3
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage Round One AC 1992-07-30 1
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage Round One 2 1992-07-30 Bortolozzi-Borella (ITA) 2, Bilodeaux (USA) 1 1
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Final Pool Round Two AC 1992-07-30 0
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Final Pool Round Two 2 1992-07-30 Sobczak (POL) 2, Bilodeaux (USA) 0 0
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Final Pool Round One AC 1992-07-30
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Final Pool Round One 1 1992-07-30 Bilodeaux (USA) bye
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 4 1992-07-30 23 23 4 2
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 2 1992-07-30 Guzganu-Tufan (ROU) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 1 1
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1992-07-30 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Jánosi-Németh (HUN) 4 5
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1992-07-30 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Sobczak (POL) 1 5
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1992-07-30 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Bracewell (GBR) 4 5
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1992-07-30 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Iannuzzi (ARG) 4 5
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 2 1992-07-30 Modaine-Cessac (FRA) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 2 2

Women's Foil, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD TG/TR
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 2 1988-09-28 0 1 8 8
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 2 1988-09-28 CHN 8, USA 8 8 2
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 1 1988-09-28 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Luan (CHN) 4 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 1 1988-09-28 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Xiao (CHN) 2 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 2 1988-09-28 Zhu (CHN) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 2 2
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 2 1988-09-28 Li (CHN) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 3 3
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Quarter-Finals 5T 1988-09-28 0 1 5 9
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Quarter-Finals 2 1988-09-28 HUN 9, USA 5 5 1
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Quarter-Finals 2 1988-09-28 Jánosi-Németh (HUN) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 3 3
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Quarter-Finals 2 1988-09-28 Stefanek (HUN) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 0 0
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Quarter-Finals 2 1988-09-28 Tuschák (HUN) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 2 2
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Quarter-Finals 1 1988-09-28 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Kovács (HUN) 4 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Classification Bouts 1T 1988-09-28 1 0 9 2
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Classification Bouts 1 1988-09-28 USA 9, KOR 2 9 3
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Classification Bouts NC 1988-09-28 Bilodeaux (USA) Not contested, Tak (KOR) Not contested
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Classification Bouts 1 1988-09-28 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Yun (KOR) 0 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Classification Bouts 1 1988-09-28 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Sin (KOR) 3 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Final Pool Classification Bouts 1 1988-09-28 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Kim (KOR) 1 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1988-09-27 1 1 10 15
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1988-09-27 FRG 9, USA 1 1 0
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1988-09-27 Fichtel-Mauritz (FRG) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 2 2
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1988-09-27 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Klug (FRG) 4 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1988-09-27 Weber (FRG) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 1 1
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1988-09-27 Bau (FRG) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 4 4
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1988-09-27 USA 9, GBR 6 9 4
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1988-09-27 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Martin (GBR) 0 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1988-09-27 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Strachan (GBR) 4 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1988-09-27 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, McIntosh (GBR) 2 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1988-09-27 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Thurley (GBR) 3 5
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 3 1992-08-03 0 1 9 18 78/107
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-03 CHN 9, USA 4 4 2
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-03 Xiao (CHN) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 2 2
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-03 Wang (CHN) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 1 1
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1992-08-03 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, E (CHN) 2 5
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1992-08-03 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Liang (CHN) 2 5
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-03 FRA 9, USA 5 5 3
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1992-08-03 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Couzi (FRA) 3 5
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1992-08-03 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Meygret (FRA) 1 5
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1992-08-03 Bilodeaux (USA) 5, Spennato (FRA) 3 5
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-03 Modaine-Cessac (FRA) 5, Bilodeaux (USA) 2 2
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