Watch the University of Kentucky cheerleaders perform at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (WKYT) - The University of Kentucky released a video of its cheerleaders' performance at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

USA Cheer chose the university to represent the United States at the Winter Games. The 16-member squad is taking part in exhibitions and a competition against six other countries.

The International Olympic Committee has awarded the International Cheer Union provisional recognition. The hope is by showcasing the sport, cheerleading will have a better chance of participating in future Olympic Games.