Monday 30 July 2012 6:00 AM

The lengthy coverage of the Australian team's entrance meant the arrival of the Austrian team was overlooked. I'm a proud Australian, but as an ex-Austrian I feel short-changed. Erich Goetz, Mornington [end Letters, The Age, 30/7/12]

Take comfort, Mr Goetz. American know-how has surely redeemed your national pride. NBC News’ Olympics website identified Australia as “… located in central Europe, bordered to the north by Germany and the Czech Republic …” and “… primarily mountainous.”