|1982 Brisbane||Pole Vault|
Boyd won eleven Australian Championships in the Pole Vault, ending his career on a high note when winning the Gold medal at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane. He competed in two Olympics and three Commonwealth Games from 1970 to 1982. He was coached by Wal Chisholm.
- Alana (born 10 May 1984) - 4.81 m Pole Vaulter
- Jacinta (born 10 February 1986) - 6.64 m Long Jumper
- Matthew (Matt) (born 29 April 1988) - 5.35 m Pole Vaulter
Ray is Alana, Jacinta and Matthew 's coach for training.
- Athletics Australia profile - Ray Boyd Archived 23 July 2012 at Archive.today
- - Athletics Australia all-time rankings list Archived 3 February 2009 at Archive.today
- AA profile - Denise Boyd Archived 20 July 2012 at Archive.today
- Courier Mail - Vaulting into pole position
- AA profile – Alana Boyd Archived 20 July 2012 at Archive.today
- AA profile – Jacinta Boyd Archived 31 July 2008 at the Wayback Machine
- AA Profile – Matt Boyd Archived 25 February 2012 at Archive.today
- Athletics Australia - 2008 National Rankings Archived 21 July 2008 at the Wayback Machine