Chris Renaud (born 29 August 1976 in Fredericton, New Brunswick) is a former backstroke swimmer from Canada, who competed in two consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1996. His highlights include setting a world record in the short course 50 m Backstroke in 1997, and several Canadian titles. He is an alumnus of Bishop Carroll High School.
Renaud was the first Canadian to break the two minute barrier in the 200 m Backstroke, clocking 1:59.81 at the national championships in 1996, held just after the 1996 Summer Olympics. He temporarily retired in 1997 to re-examine his career options, however he returned to Canada in 1998 and competed at the 1998 Commonwealth Games. His father Raymond Renaud played hockey for the Montreal Junior Canadiens in 1967.