Jo Harshbarger

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Jo Harshbarger
Personal information
Full name Jo Ann Harshbarger
Nationality  United States
Born (1956-11-17) November 17, 1956 (age 57)
Aurora, Illinois
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight 112 lb (51 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Club Lake Washington Swim Club
College team Stanford University

Jo Ann Harshbarger Carson (born November 17, 1956) is an American former competition swimmer and world record-holder. Harshbarger competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany, and was a silver medalist in the 800-meter freestyle at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. She set world records in the 800-meter freestyle in 1972 and 1974, and in the 1,500-meter freestyle in 1973.

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Records
Preceded by

Shane Gould
Jennifer Turrall
Women's 800-meter freestyle
world record-holder

August 6, 1972 – September 3, 1972
August 25, 1974 – March 31, 1975
Succeeded by

Keena Rothhammer
Jennifer Turrall
Preceded by
Shane Gould
Women's 1,500-meter freestyle
world record-holder

August 25, 1973 – December 9, 1973
Succeeded by
Jennifer Turrall