Kurt David Grote (born August 3, 1973) is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist. Grote competed internationally in the breaststroke events during the 1990s.
Grote did not start swimming until the age of fifteen. He began swimming under the advice of a doctor to improve his asthma condition. He attended Stanford University and was on its swim team. He also trained with and competed for the Santa Clara Swim Club. After his swimming career, he married a woman named Amy and completed his MD at Stanford. He has gone on to become a partner in McKinsey & Company's Healthcare Payor and Provider practice.
Grote competed in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, USA. He finished sixth in the 100-meter breaststroke, eighth in the 200-meter breaststroke and won gold as part of the 4x100-meter medley relay.