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Jim Murray

Full name: James Donald "Jim" Murray
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (181 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: November 20, 1946 in Helena, Montana, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Luge

Biography

Red-haired Jim Murray started practicing luge as a student at the University of Montana. Murray competed for the US at three Winter Olympics and at the 1970, 1971, and 1975 World Championships. He also served in the military between the 1968 and 1972 Winter Olympics, serving both in Germany and Vietnam. He spent some time as a ski instructor and teacher, but Murray eventually became a real estate broker, in Denver, Montana, and Florida, before settling in Pinehurst, North Carolina, where he started Moore County Real Estate Brokers. He has also served in several volunteer positions, including President of the Pinehurst Southern Pines Board of Realtors, and President of the North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee Olympians.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Luge Men's Singles United States USA 28
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Luge Men's Singles United States USA 28
1976 Winter 29 Innsbruck Luge Men's Singles United States USA 26

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IT1 IR1 IT2 IR2 ST1 SR1 ST2 SR2
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Luge United States USA Final Standings 28 3:00.00
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Luge United States USA Run 1 32 1:00.34
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Luge United States USA Run 2 29 59.94
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Luge United States USA Run 3 26 59.72
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Luge United States USA Final Standings 28 3:37.93
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Luge United States USA Run 1 33 55.31 16.46 =33 31.41 29 14.95 29 23.90 34
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Luge United States USA Run 2 34 55.22 16.44 35 31.53 =35 15.09 =36 23.69 =30
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Luge United States USA Run 3 27 53.94 16.20 =21 30.91 26 14.71 =30 23.03 28
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Luge United States USA Run 4 23 53.46 16.13 =15 30.70 22 14.57 =24 22.76 23
1976 Winter 29 Innsbruck Luge United States USA Final Standings 26 3:42.152
1976 Winter 29 Innsbruck Luge United States USA Run 1 32 56.269 20.590 31 33.723 30 13.133 31 22.546 30
1976 Winter 29 Innsbruck Luge United States USA Run 2 33 55.554 20.295 30 33.244 30 12.949 31 22.310 32
1976 Winter 29 Innsbruck Luge United States USA Run 3 32 55.142 20.201 27 33.091 29 12.890 30 22.051 33
1976 Winter 29 Innsbruck Luge United States USA Run 4 28 55.187 20.166 25 33.032 27 12.866 28 22.155 30