Alexa McQuaid has put P.E.I. on the medal board by capturing a silver medal in the 50-metre breaststroke at the Canada Games.  

Team PEI tweeted the news about Tuesday's medal win. 

In an interview with CBC after the 2016 Olympic Summer Games, McQuaid said she was inspired to try to improve her times in her speciality, the breaststroke, to see how far she could go. 

Alexa McQuaid

Teammates congratulate Alexa McQuaid on winning the silver medal. (Team P.E.I. /Facebook)