P. J. admitted that his first 10km “wasn’t so great”. He finished in a time of 43 minutes. However he felt his debut at the Olympic Winter Games was “a great learning experience”.
To compete at 20 years of age was a significant achievement in itself; most athletes reach their peak in their early thirtys.
Dario Cologna from Swithzerland claimed Gold with Italy and Czech Republic claimimg silver and bronze respectively.