efe-epaGothenburg, Sweden

Norway's Geir Gulliksen won his first Jumping World Cup title on Sunday in Gothenburg, where the favourites struggled in Sweden's chilly weather.

Gulliksen, 63, completed the jump-off with zero penalty points in 45.75 seconds, beating Bryan Balsier of Switzerland, who also cleared the circuit but was less than one second slower than his rival (46.45).