Tonje Kristiansen

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Tonje Kristiansen
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Born (1967-09-29) 29 September 1967 (age 51)
Tønsberg, Norway

Tonje Kristiansen (born 29 September 1967) is a retired Norwegian sailor. She was born in Tønsberg.

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  1. "Tonje Kristiansen". Retrieved 15 August 2013.