Ray Murray

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRaymond J. "Ray"•Murray
Used nameRay•Murray
Born14 June 1910 in New York, New York (USA)
Died9 March 1960 in Ridgewood, New Jersey (USA)
NOC United States


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).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Ray Murray
500 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 h2 r1/2
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 5