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Glam quotient at the 2011 ESPY Awards

Last updated on: July 14, 2011 13:15 IST

Maria Sharapova made a high-profile entry

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The 2011 ESPY Awards ceremony took place in Los Angeles on Wednesday night.

Rediff.com takes a look at the glam quotient at the event.

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova made a high-profile entry.

Sharapova, the losing finalist at Wimbledon this year, presented an award along with actress Rachel Nichols and NBA player Amar'e Stoudemire.  

 


Image: Maria Sharapova
Photographs: Reuters
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Bieber and Patrick rocked the stage

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Singer Justin Bieber and NASCAR and open wheel race car driver Danica Patrick were also there to present an award.


Image: Danica Patrick and Justin Bieber

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Hamilton was nominated

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Bethany Hamilton also made a high-profile entry.

Hamilton, a professional surfer, was nominated in the category of best sports movie for "Soul Surfer."


Image: Bethany Hamilton

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Rachel Nichols looked radiant

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Actress Rachel Nichols made an entry in a spectacular blue dress.

Nichols has starred in movies such as Star Trek, Conan the Barbarian and The Amityville Horror.


Image: Rachel Nichols

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The red off-shoulder worked well for Brooklyn

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Model Brooklyn Decker, dressed in a radiant red off-shoulder, posed for the shutterbugs in the press room.

Decker, who made her movie debut with Just Go With It, is the wife of  American tennis star Andy Roddick.


Image: Brooklyn Decker

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'Will you take a picture with me for my Facebook page'

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Lindsey Vonn, the U.S. skier, posed with her "Best Female Athlete" award.

The Olympic and World Cup champion picked up the trophy for best female athlete for the second straight year.

Like others, she thanked numerous people, but then Vonn looked at pop star Justin Bieber in the audience and asked "will you take a picture with me for my Facebook page."

Bieber laughed and nodded yes.


Image: Lindsey Vonn

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Jill Wagner also made an appearance

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Also present was actress Jill Wagner.

Wagner has hosted television shows like Wipeout and Teen Wolf.


Image: Jill Wagner

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Lipinski was also there

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Tara Lipinski also graced the awards.

The figure skater, who won the Olympic gold at just 15, ws also the world champion in 1997.


Image: Tara Lipinski

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Hannah Cornett was also present

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Hannah Cornett, surfer, triathlete and model also made an appearance.

Cornet has appeared on the cover of many sports magazines.


Image: Hannah Cornett

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Serena Williams presented an award

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Serena Williams was alos there to make a presentation.

The American tennis star, having been out of action for over a year, saw her hopes od a Wimbledon title defence being spoiled by Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli.


Image: Serena Williams

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Emmanuelle Chriqui exuded class

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Emmanuelle Chriqui was also there to make a presentation.

The actress is well known for her part in the TV show Entourage.


Image: Emmanuelle Chriqui

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