Alexa McQuaid wins 1st medal for P.E.I. at Canada Games
Swimmer competed Tuesday
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.
<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TeamPEI2017?src=hash">#TeamPEI2017</a> Alexa McQuaid wins silver in the 50m Breaststroke! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/pei?src=hash">#pei</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/jgc2017?src=hash">#jgc2017</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/smalltownbigheart?src=hash">#smalltownbigheart</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/likemotherlikedaughter?src=hash">#likemotherlikedaughter</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/peiswimmer?src=hash">#peiswimmer</a> <a href="https://t.co/lypU0ljaqa">pic.twitter.com/lypU0ljaqa</a>—@Team_PEI
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.