Olympians dazzle on ESPYs red carpet

The ESPYs are the night athletes ditch the cleats and jerseys for dress shoes and three-piece suits; when sports gets the Hollywood treatment. Several Olympians past and present dazzled the red carpet at this year's festivities making glamorous transitions from competition togs to formal wear. -- By John Parker

2012 ESPY Awards - Red Carpet

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Professional tennis player Maria Sharapova arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: US Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Red Carpet

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Olympic gold medalist Shaun White arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Former US Softball PlayerJennie Finch arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Professional soccer player Brandi Chastain arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Red Carpet

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Alpine Skiier Bode Miller arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Olympic gold medalist Jamie Anderson arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

The 2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Paralympic swimmer Jessica Long arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

2012 ESPY Awards - Arrivals

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 11: Paralympic wheelchair basketball player and alpine skiier Alana Nichols arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)