World record-holders Beatrice Chepkoech women's steeplechase and Peres Jepchirchir women's half-marathon also made the team.
Mutuku said Team Kenya plans to fly to Kurume on July 5 to set-up camp in the city.
World 1500M World Champion, Timothy Cheruiyot limping off to the medical tent.
When Naomi Osaka kicked off the Tokyo Olympics, 2020 as the torchbearer for Team Japan, we all held our breath in anticipation for what was to come.
Kenyan athletes have won 103 medals in total, all from boxing and track and field events, making them the most successful African committee at the Olympics.
The rest of the track and field team was officially announced on June 19, 2021, including Rio 2016 medalists women's 10000 m , men's javelin throw , and the reigning middle-distance champion.
Athletics Kenya reportedly has discretion to pick somebody who finishes outside the top three for the third and final spot in an event.
Kenya's two other boxers - heavyweight Ajowi 81-91 and welterweight 64-69kg Akinyi - have both received byes to the next round.