Tornadoes swimmers, Aliyah Heaven and Nathaniel Thomas are excited about making the “B” cut for the Junior Pan American Games in Colombia, from September 9-19.

Heaven in the two time trials so far has made the Junior PAN AM “B” cut in two events. In the 50 metre freestyle she swam 27.47 seconds, the B standard for the games is 27.83 seconds. In the 100 metre freestyle she won in 1:00.51 ,the B cut is 1:00.83.

Thomas got the B cut in the 50 metre freestyle. He swam 24.21seconds and the B time is 24.38 seconds. He added the 100 metre backstroke when he won in a personal best time of 1:00.47, the B time is 1:00.73.

Heaven says it was strange competing without spectators.

Aliyah Heaven.

Thomas says he’s hungry for more qualifying mark.

Nathaniel Thomas.