LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A huge honor has the University of Kentucky cheering with excitement.

UK cheerleaders will represent the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. They'll perform at awards ceremonies, Olympic venues, street parades, closing ceremonies, and in a cheer championship with teams from other countries.

Cheer teams representing Norway, Russia, Germany, Switzerland, Canada and the Netherlands will also participate.

The Winter Olympics are in February.

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