Tonje Kristiansen

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Tonje Kristiansen
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Born (1967-09-29) 29 September 1967 (age 51)
Tønsberg, Norway
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Tonje Kristiansen (born 29 September 1967) is a retired Norwegian sailor. She was born in Tønsberg.

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Along with Ida Andersen she participated in the 470 class at the 1992 Summer Olympics, where they placed 14th. [1]

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References

  1. "Tonje Kristiansen". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 15 August 2013.