It is quite shocking to think that many women were not allowed to even take part in certain sports until the mid-to-late 20th century. Thankfully times have changed and in the 21st century women from all over the planet can now freely (in most countries) participate in any sport they choose. Both the sexes now have the chance to play and excel in the sports they love. Any athlete at the peak of their fitness and ability is an incredibly beautiful sight to behold. In celebration of this fact, here is a list of 20 of the most beautiful sportswomen on the planet.