Full name: Raymond Henry "Ray" Bateman, Jr.
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: August 9, 1955 in Somerville, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 1, 1990 in Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: U.S. Luge Association
Country: United States
Related Olympians: Brother of Doug Bateman.
Ray Bateman was the 1980, 1983, and 1984 US doubles luge champ, with Frank Masley. He was a graduate of the University of Vermont, where he played rugby and soccer, and studied economics. Bateman later became an insurance broker, working with his cousin at the Bateman Agency in Somerville, New Jersey. But he was better known in his native Jersey for his hobby, as he was a successful race car driver on local dirt tracks. He also became a top squash player and was a regional champion in New Jersey.
|1980 Winter||24||Lake Placid||Luge||Mixed (Men)'s Doubles||United States-2||USA||18|
|1984 Winter||28||Sarajevo||Luge||Mixed (Men)'s Doubles||United States-2||USA||13|
|1980 Winter||24||Lake Placid||Luge||United States-2||USA||Frank Masley||Final Standings||18|
|1980 Winter||24||Lake Placid||Luge||United States-2||USA||Frank Masley||Run 1||19|
|1980 Winter||24||Lake Placid||Luge||United States-2||USA||Frank Masley||Run 2||11|
|1984 Winter||28||Sarajevo||Luge||United States-2||USA||Frank Masley||Final Standings||13|
|1984 Winter||28||Sarajevo||Luge||United States-2||USA||Frank Masley||Run 1||12T|
|1984 Winter||28||Sarajevo||Luge||United States-2||USA||Frank Masley||Run 2||13|