In the stifling Phnom Penh afternoon heat, her team dug deep to claw its way back into the match, before going on to steal the win.
“I’m actually very, very happy. It’s always nice to end your career on a high, especially with a win. And it’s our rivals from a long time ago and to beat them at the SEA Games is really something that we wanted very much,” she told CNA.
The 36-year-old, who is the oldest in the team, is ready to make way for young blood, while giving back to the volleyball community here moving forward.
“I will look into coaching, maybe to help the national team, in terms of trainers for the youth, or something like that,” said Quek.
National cyclist Calvin Sim is also riding into the sunset, after his fifth and last Games.