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Ray Murray

Full name: Raymond V. "Ray" Murray
Gender: Male
Born: June 14, 1910 in New York, New York, United States
Died: March 9, 1960 in Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Speed Skating

Biography

Ray Murray was US Intermediate speed skating champion in 1929, and in 1930 won the New York State indoor senior crown. He was Middle Atlantic indoor champion in 1931. His only international appearances came in 1932, when he competed in the Lake Placid Olympics, and the subsequently held World Championships. In the Olympics, he qualified for the final of the 1500, in which he placed fifth. Murray died at age 49, following a heart attack.

Personal Bests: 500 – 45.6 (1932); 1500 – 2:36.8 (1932); 5000 – 9:29.4 (1932); 10000 – 19:31.9 (1932).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Winter 21 Lake Placid Speed Skating Men's 500 metres United States USA 3 h2 r1/2
1932 Winter 21 Lake Placid Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 5

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1932 Winter 21 Lake Placid Speed Skating United States Round One Heat 2 3

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Winter 21 Lake Placid Speed Skating United States Final Round 5
1932 Winter 21 Lake Placid Speed Skating United States Round One Heat 3 1 Q 2:29.9