|Full name||Torill Beate Kjersti Fonn|
|Born||November 1, 1967|
Torill Fonn (born 1 November 1967) 376.939 kilometres (234.219 mi), Skövde SWE, Aug 2015).is a Swedish ultramarathon runner from Skövde. Fonn holds the current women's Nordic record for the 48-hour run. (
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Skövde is a locality and urban centre in Skövde Municipality and Västra Götaland County, in the Västergötland in central Southern Sweden.
|2015||European Championships||Turin, Italy||1st||24-hour run (Team)||228.327 km (Team average)|
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