Chris Pitman is a 71-year-old British open water swimmer.
Open Water Swimming Highlight
- She was a member of the Swinging Sixties channel swimming relay team that successfully crossed the English Channel in 13 hours 59 minutes on 23 July 2012. The team consisted of 65-year-old Ellery McGowan of Guildford and SLSC, Tooting Bec Lidos, 61-year-old Chris Pitman who trains in the Solent, 71-year-old Irene Keel from Brisbane, Australia, 66-year-old Duncan McCreadie, a lifelong competitive swimmer from Maidenhead, and 65-year-old Rob Hughes of SLSC, Tooting Bec Lido.
- At the age of 66 years 23 days, Pitman completed an English Channel relay crossing together with Kathy Batts at 57 years 3 months together with Sally Minty-Gravett at 59 years 11 months 24 days, Ellery McGowen at 70 years 10 months 12 days, Dee Richards at 62 years 11 months 1 day, and Irene Keel at 76 years 9 months 5 days on 8-9 July 2017 in 15 hours 17 minutes.
- On 12 August 2022, she completed a 50.5 km Round Jersey circumnavigation swim around Jersey in the Channel Islands in 11 hours 32 minutes at the age of 71, the oldest swimmer on record, escorted by Matthew Clarke.