By Friday afternoon, Hong Kong had a medal haul of eight, including two golds and two silvers, at the Busan Asian Games in South Korea. The snooker squad under Marco Fu Ka-chun took gold and silver, squash star Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin won gold, rowers Law Hiu-fung and Yung Ka-yan picked up a bronze each, the women's fencing team grabbed a bronze and cyclist Wong Kam-po also claimed a bronze in a successful week for Hong Kong. At the time of writing, snooker ace Fu looked good for another medal in the singles event. But Hong Kong's collection looks microscopic in comparison with the real stars of the show during the opening few days - athletes from the mainland. China collected 99 medals including 59 gold in just five days. It dominated the Games in rowing (12 gold), swimming (13 gold), shooting (14 gold), and weightlifting (6 gold) events. Two of it's teenage swimmers Xu Yanwei, 18, and Yang Yu, 17, won three gold medals in the women's freestyle events.. Stars of the shooting, Wang Yifu and Tan Zongliang also won three golds, while China's other elite shooters set three new world records in air rifle and pistol events. Fourteen of China's other competitors in those sports and in fencing, gymnastics and rowing had won a slew of gold medals by Thursday. New weightlifting world records were set by China's Le Maosheng in the men's 62 kilogram category and Liu Xia in the women's 63kg class as they powered their way to gold medals. Another world record was broken by Japanese swimmer Kitajima Kosuke in an astonishing effort in the men's 200m breaststroke. He scooped up gold with his time of 2 minutes 9.97 seconds. Medals in badminton, archery, taekwondo, karate, canoeing and the team sports basketball, football and hockey will be decided this week. But track and field events will take centre stage, and guess which nation is expected to sweep all before it?